Very rare and very beautiful, ca1890's Native American Sioux Indian Bead and Quill Decorated Tobacco Bag. This outstanding turn of the 20th century Sioux Beaded and Quilled Tobacco Bag measures approx. 29 1/2" long and 8" wide.
The bead decoration is stunningly beautiful and very well preserved. This wonderful Sioux Indian Tobacco Bag is thread and sinew sewn by hand with beadwork decoration featuring red, white, green, medium blue, light blue, and yellow trade beads. The entire Tobacco Bag is hide including the throat and the bottom edge features quill wrapped, hide strips finished with buckskin fringe.
This important and wonderful Sioux Tobacco Bag came to us from the William Alberta 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 Sioux Tobacco Bag crafted around the turn of the 20th 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, ca1890's Sioux Indian Bead Decorated Tobacco Bag is in very good condition. All of the hide elements are well preserved and sound. The beadwork is exceptionally beautiful and well preserved on both sides of the Bag with one VERY small spot of loss at the edge as can be seen in the scans below. The hide strips at the bottom of the Bag are present although much of the quill wrap has been lost and while the buckskin fringe at the very bottom is partially detached, it is well preserved. All elements of the Tobacco Bag are original and there has been no repairs or restorations - this wonderful Sioux Tobacco Bag is 100% original and 100% beautiful.
This outstanding Sioux Tobacco Bag came to us from the William Alberta Collection. A very rare and very beautiful, ca1890's Native American Sioux Indian Bead and Quill Decorated Tobacco Bag and a fantastic addition to any collection!! The item "1890's NATIVE AMERICAN SIOUX INDIAN BEAD & QUILL DECORATED HIDE TOBACCO BAG" is in sale since Friday, July 15, 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.