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Plains Pictorial Beaded Hide Pipe Bag

Auction:
3243B
Lot:
136
Sold for:
$17,220$14,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3243B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 18, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Plains Pictorial Beaded Hide Pipe Bag, c. 1870, Lakota, the soft hide bag roll-beaded at the top with one lane of beadwork descending to a lower panel, beaded on both sides, with a green and navy beaded horse and three Morning Stars on one side and the other with six green and red triangles on blue ground, with four beaded hourglass designs above the panel on each side of the bag, a long fringe from the bottom with brass bells and quill wrapping below the panel, lg. with fringe 42 1/2 in.
Estimate $10,000-15,000


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Keywords

Art genres, Arts, Bags, Bead, Beadwork, Indigenous textile art of the Americas, Pipe bag, Pipe smoking, Visual arts

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