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    Description

    A Crow Loop Necklace
    c. 1870

    commercial leather, hide, yellow ochre pigment, glass seed beads, globular brass beads, silk ribbon

    Provenance:
    This lot is accompanied by a letter from James Putt Thompson, dated November 22, 1995, which states: "Crow Loop Necklace Beaded-1870's vintage. Art Keres collection from Crow Agency, Montana. Collected December 22, 1922 by Art Keres Pawn as described in copy from his own hand. Pawn from George Curley, [adopted] son of famed Scout Curley." Also included is a faint photocopy of the original ledger with listing: G. Curley, Old Loop Necklace, 1.00; Beaded pipe bag, 1.50

    Length: 19 inches


    More Information: In overall very good condition. Supple hide, intact. Beadwork intact. ribbon with fading, discoloration and loss. No apparent restoration.


    Condition Report*: Condition report available upon request.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2020
    29th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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