Classic Cheyenne Beadwork on a white background with designs in blue, red, yellow, green, black and pink seed beads. Original backboards decorated with steel tacks.
Boards: 48 1/2" Cover: 30 " x 12 "
c. 19th Century
Classic Crow seed beaded design on buffalo hide.
The inside of this bag is lined with its original muslin. Geometric beadwork covers both the front and the back of the bag in bold colors Leather fringe, hawk bells and tin cones with horsehair further embellish the bag.
26" long including fringe, 6" wide
Ex Richard Pohrt, Sr. collection.
NEW PRICE: $ 17,000.00
Arapaho knife sheath made with a rawhide liner. Exterior is soft hide, beaded on one side in a green background with geometric design in yellow, red, dark and light blue seed beads. Some beads missing.
Includes a period American Cutlery Co. knife with a wooden handle embellished with lead inlay.
Ex: James Waste Collection
Size: Sheath 9"1/2, Knife 10"5/8
A rare matched pair of Cheyenne tipi bags in extraordinary condition.
Full panelbeadwork across the face of each bag with
beaded side panels and top flap. Further embellished with
tin cones and dyed horsehair. All sinew sewn on buffalo calf hide.
14" long, 21" wide
NEW PRICE: $ 22,500.00
A classic Sioux Strike a lite bag made of commercial leather. Front and side beaded in red, green blue white and pink seed beads with cut metal beads.
Drops of leather with blue and green tube beads. Tin cones on ends of drops. Black, yellow and white trade beads on the back. Sinew sewn. Excellent condition.
Size:bag only 6" x 4". Drops an add'l 5" length
White beaded background with green, navy and red seed beads. Large red and green trade beads on fringe. Design repeated on verso.
39" long, 6" wide
Blackfeet pouch, blue beads with morning star on center of flap. Flap trimmed with brass beads on each side.
6 ¾" x 6 ¼"
A fine miniature tobacco bag with morning star bead design and typical bead work on verso. Quilled drop and fringe.
12" long including fringe, 2 3/4 " wide
An exceptional Mescalero Apache Beaded Bag on native brain tanned deerskin and using ten seed bead colors in a striking geometric design. With 57 tin cones and four beaded drops. Excellent condition.
10" long without drops, 5-1/8" wide
A classic bar design with long fringe, four of which are braided with brass trade beads attached. Scalloped edge on top.
30" long w/fringe x 6 1/8" wide
An exceptional buffalo hide rifle case and strap. Beaded on both sides with seed beads and very small cut seed beads in floral patterns. Sinew sewn.
39" long x 12" (including fringe)
Possible or Tipi Bags were used by the Plains Indians to transport personal items while crossing the Great Plains. They were also used within the tipi. Made of brain tanned deerskin these bags are heavily beaded with seed beads and are decorated with tin cones and horsehair.
Sold with custom wall mounts
Size 20" x 12"
A beautiful hide case with typical Cheyenne multicolored beading on a white background. Top flap with one large central cross and four smaller crosses. The bag panel is beaded with a central diamond design flanked with smaller devices. On commercial leather, sewn sewn.
length: 24", 7 3/4" wide
A beautiful Crow pouch with classic Crow floral bead work.
9 1/2" long (pouch with fringe), 5" wide.
c. 19th Century
Northern Plains strike-a-lite pouch beaded on both sides and beaded fringe,
7 1/2 " long including fringe, 3" wide
A Great Lakes (Ojibwa, Winnebago?) carrying bag in very fine condition. Made of smoked moose hide and beaded with opaque and transparent seed beads as well as facet cut steel beads. the inside of the flap is lined with cotton calico fabric.
11" wide, 10" tall (not incl. fringe)
Yellow ochre dyed body, typical Cheyenne geometric design on face and verso. Two drops, beaded on edges, fringed on top.
24" long, 5" wide
Cheyenne Possible Bag, native tanned hide, classic Cheyenne beaded bar design on both ends, tin cones with yellow dyed horse hair.
Size: 17" x 15" x 6"
Very fine Strike a Lite pouch. Beaded on both sides. One side w/ human form. Strike a Lite includes 4 drops.
6 1/4 "long , 3 3/4 in. wide
c. 19th Century
Ute paint pouch, fully beaded on each side with brass trade bead belt keeper.
11" overall length, 1 3/4"
A very nice child's artifact, quite rare. On buffalo.
6 3/4" x 3" (extended).