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Late 19th Century Native American Tribal Beaded Leather Bag


Offered by Callie Morgan Oakes. Late 19th century Native American tribal beaded bag. Sioux, Northern Great Plains, USA. A tipi (catch-all) bag In Classic Sioux blue. This type of beading was created for personal use and to show off the artist’s expertise. The storage bag is beaded on one side, sinew sewn in a “lazy stitch” with a decoration of abstract form in blue, white, green, cobalt and gold. The edges are also beaded with metal jingles and red dyed horsehair. Two tufts of horsehair are missing. A custom-made, museum style, metal wall mount is available for order.


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  • Condition
    Good. The horsehair from two tin cones is missing. I have not noticed any beads missing yet there may be the odd one. .
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Dimensions

    H 12 in. x W 17 in. x D 4 in.

    H 30.48 cm x W 43.18 cm x D 10.16 cm

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    MO 001
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