Mid-19th Century Northern Plains Native American Beaded Pipebag

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About

Region/ tribe: Northern Plains / Assiniboine or Gros Ventre.

This pipe bag is completely ochre’d in deep red. The background colors alternate from side to side.

Materials: Native tanned hide, red ochre, seed beads (pony trader blue, green and white), cotton cloth liner, sinew and thread, green silk ribbon attachment.

Details

  • Period
    Mid-19th Century
  • Materials and Techniques
    Beaded   Beads
    Dyed   Hide
  • Condition
    Excellent. Pipebag evidences strong wear patterns and deep patina, no restoration..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    31 in. H x 6 in. W x 0.5 in. D
    79 cm H x 15 cm W x 1 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Shrub Oak, NY
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU116021739412
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2014

Typical response time: 1 - 2 Days

Located in Shrub Oak, NY

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