Very rare and original, 1880's (or earlier) Native American Lakota Sioux Indian Bead Decorated Hide Fringed Possible Bag. This outstanding 19th century Sioux Beaded Bag measures approx. 14" long including buckskin fringe and 6" wide.
It is made of a rather thick hide - likely buffalo (American Bison). This wonderful Sioux Indian Beaded Bag is sinew sewn by hand with spot stitched beadwork decoration featuring red white-heart and yellow beads in a stripe pattern. There is no wool throat to the Bag and no indication that there ever was one. The bottom edge of the Bag features a buckskin fringe measuring approx.
This wonderful Sioux Possible Bag came to us from the collection of Raymond Woodard Rathbun and his mother Nellie Woodward who opened a General Store in Chadron, Nebraska in the 1880's. Their store was located close to the Pine Ridge and Rosebud Agencies and the pair often traveled to the reservations with a wagon of goods for sale or trade.They developed many friendships among the Lakota, even learning their language. A copy of Paul's statement of provenance which pictures this Bag will be provided to the purchaser. The Possible Bag offered here is unconditionally guaranteed original and of the period. It is NOT a reproduction or modern recreation but an original Sioux Bead Decorated Hide Bag crafted in the late 19th century. The Bag comes with our no questions asked return privilege and our lifetime guarantee of authenticity.
It is guaranteed to be deemed authentic, original and as described by any qualified third party authentication service. This very rare and original, 1880's Lakota Sioux Indian Bead Decorated Possible Bag is in very good condition. All of the hide elements are well preserved and sound. The beadwork is simple but beautiful and also well preserved with no loss or damage.All elements of the Bag are original and there has been no repairs or restorations - this wonderful Sioux Possible Bag is 100% original and 100% beautiful. A very rare and original, 1880's (or earlier) Native American Sioux Indian Bead Decorated Possible Bag and a fantastic addition to any collection!! The item "1880's NATIVE AMERICAN LAKOTA SIOUX INDIAN BEAD DECORATED HIDE POSSIBLE BAG" is in sale since Friday, July 01, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\1800-1934\Beads & Beadwork". The seller is "walnutts" and is located in Brewster, Massachusetts.
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