Description

    A SIOUX BEADED HIDE TIPI BAG
    c. 1890
    sinew sewn and lane-stitched in numerous shades of glass seed beads against a blue beaded ground, decorated across the front with a pair of concentric square elements framing a chain of triangular motifs, classic bar and rectangle design on the sides and top flap, trimmed with metal cones inserted with red-dyed horsehair

    Length: 21 inches


    Condition Report*:

    In overall very good condition.  Supple hide with two repaired holes, each approx. one inch in diameter, one on the overflap and the other on the back.  Three other small holes on the overflap and another small hole on the back.  Some soiling on the back.  Beadwork with a couple of strands loose.  Three metal cone/horsehair tassels missing; another metal cone extant, but missing the horsehair.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2008
    14th Saturday
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