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    A UTE BEADED HIDE TOBACCO BAG
    c. 1875 sinew sewn and lane-stitched in shades of blue, black, pumpkin, pink and white-heart red beads against a white beaded ground, the front with a bold geometric design, and the reverse with blue pigment, short and long hide fringe along the bottom

    Length: 31 inches overall


    Condition Report*:

    In overall very good condition. Hide slightly stiff, but still malleable. Beadwork with minor loss. Blue pigment on reverse vibrant, but with scratches. Fringe with minor loss. No apparent restoration. Old note enclosed, inscribed Seymour, Ute bead bag, -- made 100 years ago.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2010
    12th Saturday
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