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    A CHEYENNE PICTORIAL BEADED HIDE VEST
    c. 1950

    lane-stitched in numerous shades of glass seed beads, each side of the front with a row of cacti, surmounted by a mounted warrior, wearing an eagle feather headdress and holding a lance, a band with inverted stepped triangles on the chest, the back, with a pair of tipis, alternating with linear motifs, probably cacti, surmounted by a band with inverted triangles and a large cross element, brass button and hide tie closures

    Illustrated on Ben Nighthorse Campbell in: An American Warrior: Ben Nighthorse Campbell by Herman J. Viola, p. 194-5.

    Length: 19 ¾ inches


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2013
    10th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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