Northern Plains Pictorial Hide Jacket

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Northern Plains Pictorial Hide Jacket

30,000.00

A fine beaded and fringed, native tanned hide scout coat or jacket, with bright yellow pigment and wonderful pictorial designs. Possibly Blackfoot, it is beaded in red, white, blue, black, green and yellow in a tree-of-life motif with hearts, flowers and wonderful white bighorn sheep and antelope heads trimmed in blue. 33 1/2" by 65 1/2' wide, circa 1880s. Includes custom stand. 

Literature: 
“Pleasing the Spirits: A Catalogue of a Collection of American Indian Art,” Douglas C. Ewing, 1982, page 188, image# 172. The Herb Wellington Collection.

“A Beading Heart: The Bob and Lora Sandroni Collection,” 2015, page 7. 

“Native American Art Magazine,” April/May 2016, front cover.

Lot 232

Reasonable offers considered. Click here to inquire. Reference Lot #232

 

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