DescriptionA SIOUX BEADED HIDE TIPI BAG
sinew sewn and lane-stitched, decorated on the front with columns of geometric motifs in various shades of glass seed beads against a white beaded ground, the sides and top flap with geometric motifs in similar bead colors, accompanied by a purple ribbon inscribed, Greater St. Louis Archaeological Society, First Place
Provenance: Purchased from Sotheby's in the 1960s.
Length: 21 Inches
In overall good to very good condition. Very minor bead loss on one end panel. Two loose strands of beads on same end. Supple hide with a couple of tears to the top flap (one with native repair) and a few holes on the back and bottom (approx. three with native repairs). No apparent restoration.
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