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Sioux Medicine Bag

Currency:USD Category:Collectibles / Native Americana Start Price:5,500.00 USD Estimated At:6,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD
Sioux Medicine Bag
6,000.00USDto floor+ buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2013 Mar 16 @ 12:44UTC-6 : CST/MDT
Sioux Medicine Bag. 20" x 13.5" cylindrical bag. Made from two calves' heads. Eyes are beaded over with umbilical lizard fetish designs. Crosses & strips beaded in scatter & other patterns. Lots of fringe & tin cones filled with horsehair decorate the top portion of the bag. A rare, early artifact. Accompanied by a letter of appraisal from Crown & Eagle Antiques, New Hope, PA. Circa 1880. Provenance: Collection of Dr. Delwin & Karen Bokelman, PA., & pictured in their book Precious Dreams, page 10. Condition reports can be viewed at www.marchinmontana.com/docs/2013CR.pdf