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    A UNIQUE NORTHERN OJIBWE MAN'S QUILLED HIDE COAT
    c. 1825
    in the style of a European frock coat, decorated on the sleeves with horizontal bands painted in red and black pigments, and overlaid on the shoulders with panels of geometric motifs, loom-woven in natural, blue, and red-dyed porcupine quills, trimmed with quill-wrapped fringe, the chest and back each with a pair of rosettes featuring concentric circular bands in similar quill colors, trimmed with hide thongs, finely embroidered quilled details on the neck, back and fringed hem

    Provenance:
    Sotheby's, Fine American Indian Art, May 26, 1999, lot 562
    Property from a Distinguished Private Collection

    Length: 37 inches

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2009
    22nd Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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