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1880's NATIVE AMERICAN PLAINS CREE INDIAN BEAD DECORATED HIDE TOBACCO BAG

1880's NATIVE AMERICAN PLAINS CREE INDIAN BEAD DECORATED HIDE TOBACCO BAG

1880's NATIVE AMERICAN PLAINS CREE INDIAN BEAD DECORATED HIDE TOBACCO BAG

Very rare and very beautiful, ca1880's Native American Plains Cree Indian Bead Decorated Tobacco Bag. This outstanding turn of the 19th century Cree Beaded Tobacco Bag measures approx. 28" long and 6" wide at the beaded panel. The bead decoration is stunningly beautiful and very well preserved. This wonderful Cree Indian Tobacco Bag is thread-sewn of softly tanned hide with beautiful, floral beaded designs executed using colors of red white-heart, pony trader blue, cobalt, amber, pink, black and white.

The throat is decorated with cobalt and white edge beading. The Bag has a wonderfully preserved, hide fringe at the bottom edge.

This important and wonderful Sioux Tobacco Bag came to us from an outstanding Minnesota collection. The Tobacco Bag offered here is unconditionally guaranteed original and of the period. It is NOT a reproduction or modern recreation but an original Plains Cree Tobacco Bag crafted in the 3rd quarter of the 19th century. The Tobacco 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 very beautiful, ca1880's Plains Cree Indian Bead Decorated Tobacco Bag is in excellent condition. All of the hide elements are well preserved - supple and sound. The beadwork is exceptionally beautiful and very well preserved with no loss or damage to the beaded panels and with the loss of approx 6 tiny black beads to the edging of the panels. The throat and the fringe are both exceptionally very well preserved - the fringe complete with no loss or damage. All elements of the Tobacco Bag are original and there has been no repairs or restorations - this wonderful Cree Tobacco Bag is 100% original and 100% beautiful.

A very rare and very beautiful, ca1880's Native American Cree Indian Bead Decorated Tobacco Bag and a fantastic addition to any collection!! The item "1880's NATIVE AMERICAN PLAINS CREE INDIAN BEAD DECORATED HIDE TOBACCO BAG" is in sale since Friday, October 28, 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. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Tribal Affiliation: Cree
  • Era: 19th century
  • Original: Original


1880's NATIVE AMERICAN PLAINS CREE INDIAN BEAD DECORATED HIDE TOBACCO BAG