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    A SIOUX BEADED HIDE TOBACCO BAG
    c. 1890
    sinew sewn and lane-stitched in various shades of glass seed beads, one side decorated with a pair of vertical zigzag elements centering a cross, the other with a pair of triangles centering a diamond and flanked by geometric devices, a panel of rawhide slats, wrapped with dyed porcupine quills suspended below, hide fringe along the bottom

    Provenance:
    Gifted by Western artist, Joseph H. Sharp, to a Pasadena, CA physician, and through the family by descent.

    Length: 34 ½ inches


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2009
    22nd Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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