Description

    A SIOUX BEADED HIDE VEST
    c. 1900
    sinew sewn and lane-stitched in numerous shades of opaque and translucent beads, each side decorated geometric elements, and a small floral chain along the bottom, hide ties

    Provenance:
    Purchased at Sotheby's, June 12, 1992, lot 416.
    This lot was deaccessioned from a California museum.

    Length: 21 inches


    Condition Report*:

    In overall very good condition.  Hide supple.  Beads with minimal loss.  Hide ties extant -- one with a break.  Lining with two brown stains beneath the neck.  No apparent restoration.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2009
    22nd-23rd Thursday-Friday
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