Description

    A CREE BEADED HIDE HOLSTER
    c. 1890

    contour beadwork, stitched with sinew in various shades of glass seed beads, with floral design on the body and on the overflap, calico cotton lining

    Length: 12 ½ inches


    Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000.

    Condition Report*:

    In overall very good condition.  Very minor bead loss -- mainly along the edges of upper flap. Beadwork with some soiling.  Supple hide on the back with usual wear.  Lining with some fading along the exposed edge and one stain.  No apparent restoration.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2012
    5th-6th Saturday-Sunday
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