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Blackfeet Beaded Martingale

Currency:USD Category:Collectibles / Native Americana Start Price:2,000.00 USD Estimated At:4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD
Blackfeet Beaded Martingale
5,000.00USDto floor+ buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2013 Mar 16 @ 12:47UTC-6 : CST/MDT
Blackfeet Martingale. 8" x 7" heart shaped central panel with two 21" straps. Heart panel is beaded on hide. Early trade wool straps are adorned with metal disks. Edged with 47 hawk bells of graduating size. An exceptional piece of Indian craftsmanship. 19th century. Provenance: Collection of Dr. Delwin & Karen Bokelman, PA., & pictured in their book Precious Dreams, pages 6 & 26. Condition reports can be viewed at www.marchinmontana.com/docs/2013CR.pdf