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Sioux Beaded and Quilled Tobacco Bag, with Drawing on Reverse
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Sioux Beaded and Quilled Tobacco Bag, with Drawing on Reverse
fourth quarter 19th century

thread and sinew-sewn; the front features bright quilled bands and small beaded panel in colors of greasy yellow, red white-heart, royal blue and light blue; faintly drawn on the back is a scene with a cabin, tipis and horse tracks

overall length 33 inches
 
The €¦ bag is painted on reverse, an unusual decorative technique for a pipe bag. It depicts a log cabin under attack and three horse tracks, a record of some otherwise forgotten raid on white. (Hanson 1994: 123).

Published:
Spirits of the Art (Hanson 1994: 123, plate 125) 


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Sioux Beaded and Quilled Tobacco Bag, with Drawing on Reverse

Estimate $10,000 - $15,000
Jun 09, 2022
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Starting Price $5,000
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0375: Sioux Beaded and Quilled Tobacco Bag, with Drawing on Reverse

Sold for $8,500
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Est. $10,000 - $15,000Starting Price $5,000
Native American Art: Coll. of Forrest Fenn
Jun 09, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
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Lot 0375 Details

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Sioux Beaded and Quilled Tobacco Bag, with Drawing on Reverse
fourth quarter 19th century

thread and sinew-sewn; the front features bright quilled bands and small beaded panel in colors of greasy yellow, red white-heart, royal blue and light blue; faintly drawn on the back is a scene with a cabin, tipis and horse tracks

overall length 33 inches
 
The €¦ bag is painted on reverse, an unusual decorative technique for a pipe bag. It depicts a log cabin under attack and three horse tracks, a record of some otherwise forgotten raid on white. (Hanson 1994: 123).

Published:
Spirits of the Art (Hanson 1994: 123, plate 125) 


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