Description

    A SIOUX BEADED HIDE TIPI BAG
    c. 1885

    sinew sewn and lane stitched in classic bead colors against a white beaded ground, with three columns of geometric motifs on the front, and rectangular/bar motifs on the top flap and sides, trimmed with pairs of metal cones inserted with yellow-dyed horsehair

    Provenance:
    From the Valentine Pasvolsky Collection

    Width: 22 inches





    Condition Report*:

    In overall very good condition. Supple hide with approx. two holes and approx. eight ink stains on the back. Beadwork intact. One metal cone with missing horsehair on the side, loss of same along the top. No apparent restoration.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    15th Friday
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