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Early Kiowa Beaded Leather Strike-a-Light Pouch

Auction:
3043B
Lot:
170
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3043B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 02, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Early Kiowa Beaded Leather Strike-a-Light Pouch, c. mid-19th century, beaded with various size seed beads on commercial leather, with tin cone danglers, lg. 6 3/4 in.

Provenance: The Charles and Blanche Derby collection.

Literature: Eye of the Angel, Selections from the Derby Collection, p. 52 and color plate 26 on p. 78.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Thin commercial leather so pouch is supple rather than stiff.


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Keywords

Blanche Derby, Bead, Beadwork, Comanche Campaign, Kiowa, Plains tribes, Pouch, Seed bead, United States

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