A beautiful Sioux bow case; quiver and bow case beaded on each end. Beautiful quillwork with vivid colors. Three arrows with metal points and turkey feather fletching. Old museum tag attached.
Ex. Klaus Wojciechowski collection.
30 1/2" L.
A very nice Cheyenne dispatch case with classic Cheyenne bead patterns. On commercial saddle leather.
9" x 6 1/4", not including fringe.
A very fine Apache cradle with all original bucksin, wood slats, bead work and doll. See page 218, item 628 of Sacred Circles, for a similar example.
10 1/2" H. x 3 1/4" W.
A very fine Sioux Blanket Strip with four rosettes, each with a drop. Very fine condition with vivid bead colors, mounted on a dark blue skunk blanket. Rosettes are 4" wide, strip is 3" wide, and 55" long. See File.
Approximately 5 feet wide by 5 feet 10 inches long.
Sioux blanket strip on buffalo hide. Four morning star rosetts with ribbon.
60" L. x 3 1/4" W.
Northern plains potion bottle. Worn around neck.
4" tall including stopper, 1 3/4" wide.
A very fine Crow rifle case all sinew sewn. Classic Crow bead patterns. Red trade cloth.
49" L., including fringe.
An extremely rare set of Crow hair drops. Beadwork and dentalium shells all mounted on buffalo parfleche.
15" L. x 2" W.
A very fine Comanche dispatch case on saddle leather. Front beaded panel on buffalo hide. Tin cones around the flap. Though the verso of this bag says Kiowa, after consultation with Comanche Native Americans it was confirmed to be a Comanche case.
18" L. (fringe included) x 8" W.
A classic Crow saddle beaded stirrups wood frame native tanned buffalo hide. See page 30 of To Honor the Crow People, for similar example.
A very fine Cheyenne quirt with great beadwork.
16 1/2", including strap. Old museum no. "46-10-10786" on strap.
A classic Pueblo war shield made of two 1/8" thick sheets of tanned ox or mule hide. The design on the front of the shield is typical of Acoma and Santa Ana. There is a small area of restoration.
21" in diameter.