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    A SIOUX QUILLED HIDE POUCH

    c. 1900

    decorated on one side with a patriotic eagle in natural and dyed porcupine quills, and on the other with a pair of American flags against a hide ground, beadwork and short hide fringe on the perimeter

    Length: 12 inches overall


    Condition Report*: In overall good condition. Hide with usual wear and moderate soiling, some heavy soiling on fringe. Quilling bright and nearly perfect on Eagle side with some loss and abrasion on American flag side. Beadwork intact. Seven of 11 small metal disks present on Eagle side, eight of nine small metal disks present on American flag side. One of two quill handles broken. Four narrow quilled tassels on sides of bag, only one ending with a red metal tipped horsehair tassel. Inside the bag there is a metal tipped horsehair tassel, a horsehair tassel without a metal sheath, and a narrow strip of quilling approx. 4-3/4". The fringe surrounding the bag has losses and appears stiff. No apparent restoration.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    10th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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