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Quilled Elk Dreamer Society Pouch or Hair Ornament,

Auction:
3099B
Lot:
268
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3099B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 05, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Quilled Elk Dreamer Society Pouch or Hair Ornament, Sioux, c. 1870s, old label on verso reads: "scalp lock of Capt Jack. Modoc Indian, brought from his wife by Capt. F.H.E. Ebstein, 1871, and given to E.R. Smith 1879," lg. including tassels 11 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,400


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Keywords

F.H.E. Ebstein, Jack, Pouch

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