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Sioux Woman's Breastplate, 47" x 13"

Currency:USD Category:American Indian Art / Art - Jewelry Start Price:750.00 USD Estimated At:1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD
Sioux Woman's Breastplate, 47  x 13
SOLD
2,500.00USDto floor+ buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2015 Mar 21 @ 12:39UTC-6 : CST/MDT
Sioux Woman's Breastplate, 47" x 13". Two hundred and eighty-eight bone hair-pipes separated by leather spacers and red beads, with cowrie shells at the bottom. Glass beads extend around the neck. Attached is a 21" x 1 ½" back drop that has eighteen bone hair-pipes separated by leather spacers and colored beads, with cowrie shells at bottom. Very rare design. Late 19th century.
Provenance: The Luther R. and Frances T. Zehner Collection.