Native tanned deer leather gauntlets with beaded cuffs. Seed beads in opaque and transparent colors.
Cuffs lined with calico cotton edging.
Length 15 3/4"
4 3/8 " across palm
Lakota Sioux Trade Cloth Dress #9917
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
Lakota Pictorial Vest #9386
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
Osage Dance Shawl, #10022
A vibrant Osage Dance Shawl from the turn of the last century. Four Horses applied to wool broadcloth with ornate ribbon work along the sides and bottom. Bells attached to the reverse.
size: 61 1/2" x 65"
Kiowa German Silver Belt #9974
A german silver Southern Plains Belt witrh 8 domed conchos and a buckle. Stamped conchos measure 2 5/8" diameter and are mounted on a 3" wide leather belt.
Size: 31"- 3 7 1/2" belt length.
27" leather drop with 9 german silver conchos with stamping & engraving.
Kiowa Leggings, #SF2836
Yellow ochered batwing Kiowa leggings with 5' twisted fringes. Narrow lane of beads along sides and bottom in white, red, pink, dark and light blue.
Size: 29"1/2 x 13"1/2 plus 5" fringe
Plains Indian Men's Leggings #10034
These men's leggings are Plains style with side fringe stained with yellow ochre. The leg portions are pigmented in green. Blue and white seed beads decorate the edge and bottom of the leggings as well as form the dragon fly designs. The same decoration is seen on both the front and back sides. Beaded panels on muslin are applied to the front of the leggings, possibly from another piece of clothing.
Nez Perce Dress #7502
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
Arapaho Boy's fully Beaded Vest #9784
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
Southern Plains Girls Concha Belt #SF2700
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
Nez Perce Boy's Shirt #9116
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
Lakota Child's Vest #9916
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
Cheyenne Men's Beaded Leggings with Dragonflies#9669
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.
Santee Sioux Beaded Man's Vest #SF2757
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
Santee Sioux Child's Scout Jacket #SF2767
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
Beaded Plateau Gauntlets #9914
A lovely vintage pair of native made buckskin gauntlets with elaborate beading in a floral pattern. No bead loss.
Length: 15", width at cuff: 8"
Sioux/Cheyenne Woman's Dress Yoke SF2755
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
Northern Plains Fully Beaded Vest #9635
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
Lakota Sioux War Shirt #9347
c. 19th Century
Very fine example of plaited quill work. The shirt it ornamented with yellow ochre, numerous hair locks, and long fringe.
33" long w/fringe, 57" wide
Kiowa Boy's Shirt #8571
c. 19th Century
A very fine and rare Kiowa boy's shirt. Green ochre. Bib front and back. Fully fringed. Kiowa bead pattern on front.
17 1/2" long, 23" wide
Northern Arapaho Otter Headdress with Drop #SF2705
A scarce Northern Arapaho Otter Headdress with drop. The turban is made from winter otter with a hand cut dragonfly on one side and a buffalo head on the other side, both made from German sheet silver. Two ermine skins are attached by hide and brass beads to the turban. The drop is made up of 18 german silver conchas attached to a two-piece leather horse harness. The top 11 conchas have a sunburst design and measure 2 ¾" in diameter. The lower seven conchas are made with sheet german silver and brass, each measures 2 ¼" in diameter. The end of the drop is horse hair wrapped with leather and red northern plains trade cloth trimmed in blue, red, and white beads.