Large and finely beaded Northern Plains/Sioux saddle bags. Red and blue bars on a white field with red and blue bordered, stepped triangles in dark green. Edges are beaded and fringed along the back of the bags. On native tanned hide. Beaded panels measure 11 1/4" x 11". These impressive bags are 80" in length overall, which includes the 16" bottom fringe.
Lot 164: Sioux Fringed Saddle Bags
Brian Lebel's Old West Auction - June 11, 2016