c. late 19th century
A Sioux Wool Trade Cloth Dress with the yoke decorated with elks teeth, front and back. Hem and sleeves are trimmed with red and white cotton ribbon and over stitched with sequins. Sequin crosses decorate the bottom of the dress front and back.
Size: 50" tall x 51" wide on custom wall mount
c. Pre 1820
A magnificent Nez Perce pony beaded dress on deer hide. Multi-colored beadwork in white, cobalt blue, green and red. Hemp and sinew sewn. Note: The green and red beads were first introduced to the Nez Perce Columbia River Native Americans on the Lewis & Clark expedition (1804-06).
48" long, 42" wide
Men’s Leggings made of deerskin with rubbed green, yellow and red pigments. Beaded with crosses, dragonflies and circular elements on both sides. Lane beaded along sides and sinew sewn using blue, white, red and black seed beads.
A fully Beaded Lakota Child's Vest on buckskin. Fully beaded with blue, green, red and orange seed beads on a white field. Tipi and spider design elements, sinew sewn. On custom stand.
size: 12 1/2" tall x 12" wide x 3" deep
Southern Plains brass girl's concha belt . Made with commercial leather with 8 brass conchas on belt
and 15 graduated conchas on drop.
32" vertical length
Fully beaded vest, on buffalo hide. Beaded design of four American flags, horses, and a Thunderbird ornament on the back of the vest. All sinew sewn.
19" long, 15" wide
A Santee Sioux Child's Scout Jacket in remarkable condition. Made from brain tanned buckskin, beaded with seed beads front and back. An overall floral pattern with turtle designs beaded on the lower pockets. The leather remains very supple. Sold with a custom stand.
jacket height: 16" width: 15"
height on stand: 22" tall
A fully beaded boy's Arapaho vest with tipi designs on the front with an intricate back of geometrics and a cental ladder design. Dark blue, medium blue, yellow, pink, medium green, light green, white and red white heart beads. Fully beaded with sinew on hide. On custom table mount.
vest: 10 1/2" x 10 1/2", on stand 16 1/2" tall
c. 19th Century
A very fine Nez Perce Boy's Shirt on trade cloth. Three bands of pony beads around base and arm cuffs. Two beaded shoulder strips and two rosettes. Cuffs, shirt base, fringed in usual fashion.
18" long, 25" wide
A man’s fully beaded pictorial vest showing tipis, crosses, and American flags on a white beaded field. Use of red heart beads with steel and brass cut beads. All sinew sewn.
22" long, 18" wide
A man's Santee Sioux beaded vest on deer hide in excellent condition. Seed beads decorate the front of the vest in floral design. The vest is trimmed in wire bullion and blue silk. The original cotton lining is in excellent condition. The back of the vest is blue silk
Size: 24" tall x 18" wide
An exceptional Northern Plains Woman's Dentalium shell dress yoke. Ten rows of shells both front and back over a cotton foundation. Silk ribbons have been replaced to match the originals.
size: 14" tall x 31" wide