Description

    "TOM, UTE WARRIOR"
    c. 1882
    "Tom, Ute Warrior, Ouray's Band," (Uncompahgre), by Charles M. Bell, Washington, D.C. Mounted on board, with gilded edges.

    The beaded moccasins are the same pair worn by "Billy" in the preceding lot. The peace medal is also the same. A wool cloth shot pouch with seed-beaded bandolier strap was a specialty of the Crow in southern Montana. These were traded to the Shoshone, thence to the Ute. His leather leggings have red wool cloth inset at the cuffs, accented with beadwork, and seed-beaded strips. His twisted scalplock is seen at the right.

    Dimensions: image, 9 ¾ x 15 ¾ inches; mount, 10 ½ x 17 inches


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2009
    19th Saturday
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