Description

    A SIOUX BEADED HIDE TOBACCO BAG
    c. 1885

    decorated overall with yellow ochre pigment, sinew sewn and lane-stitched in various shades of opaque and translucent glass seed beads, each side with a large-scale cross element, surmounted by a leaf and tapering linear elements, hide fringe, with green tubular beads, along the bottom

    Length: 33 inches overall


    Condition Report*:

    In overall excellent condition.  Supple hide. Surface of hide with light soiling and some pilling.  Minor bead loss.  Minor loss to the green tubular beads missing and hide fringes.  No apparent restoration.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    16th Friday
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