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    A SIOUX BEADED HIDE TOBACCO BAG
    c. 1880

    sinew sewn and lane-stitched in classic bead colors, each side decorated with geometric elements, surmounted by pairs of "feathers," a panel of rawhide slats wrapped with dyed porcupine quills suspended below, hide fringe along the bottom

    Length: 36 ½ inches overall


    Condition Report*: In overall fair condition.  Brittle hide with hole, approx. 1" in diameter, at top.  Otherwise hide surface with moderate soiling.  Beadwork intact.  Nine quilled slats loose.  Minor quill loss.  Hide fringe brittle.  No apparent restoration.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2009
    22nd Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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