Best of Santa Fe 2010

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This is going to be a fantastic auction! Please join us in Santa Fe this summer for our big 2-day event. We are featuring the collections of author/historian Ben Thompson, St. Louis, mo, noted western artist Ted Long, N. Platte, NE, a famous highline collection from Santa Fe, and several small private collections. Featured items include an 1880s documented pueblo shield, an historic Winchester that was presented to chief high bear at the Indian Congress, a famous documented pueblo fetish collection from Santa Fe, the famous Judge Hooker’s vest & personal items, and a famous pipe axe from the Cody Sitting Bull collection! We have the best selection of beadwork & quillwork we’ve ever been able to offer: cradles, saddle pads, saddle bags, pipe bags, beautiful moccasins, animal skin bags, society bags, medicine necklaces, possible bags, tipi rests, saddles, vests, bonnets, pipes, parfleche cases, gaming items, scabbards, bandoliers, leggings, bow cases, breastplates, tomahawks, gauntlets, dresses, beaded bags, and several warshirts. We also have a huge group of prehistoric pottery jars, bowls, pitchers, ladles, and rare figures as well as fantastic pueblo pottery including several big name pieces. And, as always, beautiful baskets, old and new kachina dolls, outstanding Navajo rugs and weavings, and a large number of quality jewelry pieces. also in this auction: NW Coast masks, carvings, and baskets, Eskimo ivory, baskets, and relics, signed original art and bronzes, quality limited edition lithographs and prints, old photos, tradebeads, dolls, trade blankets, and a number of other rare, interesting, and hard to find antique, western, and Mexican collectibles. We guarantee you will be impressed! In addition to the above, some of the unique and interesting items include an Eskimo carved ivory chess set, Mexican folk art pottery figures by Candelerio Medrino, a vintage carved carousel horse, several native pottery nativity sets, a collection of superfine miniature Navajo rugs and miniature pueblo pottery, a pueblo snake dance kilt with necklace, five of the finest Two Gray Hills weavings you’ll ever see, a Navajo turquoise and silver urn, six vintage concho belts, and much, much more! Join us at our new location, the Scottish Rites Hall, located at 463 Paseo de Peralta, about three blocks NE of the Plaza, in Santa Fe. Admission is free and the public is invited. A no-host breakfast will be available during both previews which begin at 8:00 am Saturday and Sunday. The auctions begin at noon on Saturday, and at 10:00 am Sunday morning. We hope to see you there!
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Menominee Beaded Moccasins1 - Menominee Beaded Moccasins
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Very old pair of fine floral beaded buckskin moccasins with hard buffalo soles and early Native repairs. Sinew sewn. Condition: good. 10" Late...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (350.00 + 70.00) x 1 = 420.00
 
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Santee Sioux Beaded Wall Pocket2 - Santee Sioux Beaded Wall Pocket
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Beautiful example of open floral beading with 20/0 seed beads on buckskin with ribbon trim. Condition: excellent. 15" x 4-1/4" Ca. 1890
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (475.00 + 95.00) x 1 = 570.00
 
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Chippewa Beaded Cradle Board3 - Chippewa Beaded Cradle Board
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Rare early velvet and cloth baby carrier with flowing floral beaded designs on a carved pine backboard with bentwood sun shade. Condition: very good.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (1,400.00 + 280.00) x 1 = 1,680.00
 
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Sioux Beaded Baby Bonnet4 - Sioux Beaded Baby Bonnet
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Rare thread sewn lazy stitch beaded child's bonnet with interesting geometric designs, corded trim and tie, and laced edging. Condition: very go...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to jsmith12 for (800.00 + 160.00) x 1 = 960.00
 
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Blood Beaded Moccasins5 - Blood Beaded Moccasins
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Very old pair of sinew sewn buckskin moccasins with buffalo soles, floral designs with crosses, muslin uppers, and red Stroud trim. Condition: good. 9
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (350.00 + 70.00) x 1 = 420.00
 
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Gros Ventre Beaded Moccasins6 - Gros Ventre Beaded Moccasins
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Very fine pair of light blue beaded men's moccasins done on buckskin in early Czech cut beads with interesting diamond designs. Condition: very ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (450.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 540.00
 
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Shoshone Beaded Moccasins7 - Shoshone Beaded Moccasins
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Unique design, rare white field beaded moccasins with contour beadwork and U-shaped vamp. Done on heavy moose hide. Condition: very good, thread sewn
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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Assiniboine/Cree Beaded Moccasins8 - Assiniboine/Cree Beaded Moccasins
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Beautiful pair of sinew sewn moccasins with flat and lazy stitch beaded geometric designs, bifurcated tongues, and soft soles with red trade cloth tri
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,600.00
Sold to floor for (750.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 900.00
 
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Sioux Beaded Moccasins9 - Sioux Beaded Moccasins
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Classic and beautiful pair of girl's/woman's sinew sewn and lazy stitch beaded moccasins with matching attached leggings (uppers) - all with...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,500.00 + 700.00) x 1 = 4,200.00
 
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Sioux Beaded Moccasins10 - Sioux Beaded Moccasins
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Beautiful pair of sinew sewn and lazy stitch beaded buckskin moccasins with rare fylfots, crosses, chevrons, and other interesting symbols with rare h
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (750.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 900.00
 
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Sioux Pipe & Stem11 - Sioux Pipe & Stem
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A beautiful early 1900s carved black stone pipe with fine pewter inlays including 1906 Indian head cents within stars, plus a fancy early to mid 1900s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (650.00 + 130.00) x 1 = 780.00
 
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Osage Cradle Board12 - Osage Cradle Board
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Traditional hand carved hardwood backboard (sans baby carrier) with crosses (representing a male child) and chrome tacks. Ex. Sacajawea Museum display
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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Comanche Beaded Moccasins13 - Comanche Beaded Moccasins
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Rare pair of yellow ochred buckskin moccasins with fine sinew sewn and lazy stitch beaded trim, hard soles, and fine fringe trim and trailers. Conditi
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to gillimt for (650.00 + 130.00) x 1 = 780.00
 
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Kiowa High Top Moccasins14 - Kiowa High Top Moccasins
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Beautiful pair of woman's yellow ochered high top boots with fine beaded trim, brass conchos, fold-over tops, and hard soles. Condition: excelle...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,250.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (900.00 + 180.00) x 1 = 1,080.00
 
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Apache Moccasins15 - Apache Moccasins
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Rare pair of traditional orange ochred buckskin boots with thick formed hide soles, lazy stitch beaded trim, and scalloped tops. 10" x 9" ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,600.00
Sold to gillimt for (750.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 900.00
 
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Plains Cree Beaded Pipebag16 - Plains Cree Beaded Pipebag
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Very fine two-sided floral beaded bag with tab top and long fringe. Constructed from elk hide. Condition: very good. 23" x 5-1/2" Ca. 1900
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (650.00 + 130.00) x 1 = 780.00
 
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Chippewa Beaded Knife Sheath17 - Chippewa Beaded Knife Sheath
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Rare example with scalloped edge and traditional floral beaded body done on white field, complete with old knife. The cloth back has been replaced. 11
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 900.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (1,700.00 + 340.00) x 1 = 2,040.00
 
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Cree Beaded Pipebag18 - Cree Beaded Pipebag
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Very rare two-color, two-sided buckskin bag with interesting floral designs with simple top and fringe, horseshoes, and clover leafs. Condition: very
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00 + 200.00) x 1 = 1,200.00
 
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Cree Pipebag19 - Cree Pipebag
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Very rare thin antelope hide bag with beautiful floral beaded two-sided panel and long fringe. Condition: very good. 20" x 6" plus 10"...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to richa69 for (750.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 900.00
 
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Chippewa Beaded Bandolier20 - Chippewa Beaded Bandolier
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Outstanding, classic, fully beaded shoulder "bag" with traditional non-symmetrical floral beaded panel and matching strap. Condition: good...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,500.00 + 500.00) x 1 = 3,000.00
 
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Sioux Beaded Pipebag21 - Sioux Beaded Pipebag
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All original full length two-sided sinew sewn and lazy stitch beaded bag with crosses and hourglass designs, dark red quilled slats, fine fringe and b
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,700.00 + 340.00) x 1 = 2,040.00
 
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Sioux Beaded Pipebag22 - Sioux Beaded Pipebag
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Beautiful sinew sewn and lazy stitch beaded, two-sided, deep red buckskin bag with quilled parfleche slats, long fringe, fylfots and Valero stars, and
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,700.00 + 340.00) x 1 = 2,040.00
 
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Sioux Fully Beaded Boy's Vest23 - Sioux Fully Beaded Boy's Vest
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Colorful sinew sewn and lazy stitch beaded buffalo hide vest with whiteheart beads, traditional symbols, and fringed bottom. Ben Thompson's firs...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,500.00 - 7,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 400.00) x 1 = 2,400.00
 
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Cheyenne Beaded Moccasins24 - Cheyenne Beaded Moccasins
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Outstanding pair of fine sinew sewn and lazy stitch beaded moccasins with double hide soles and traditional symbols on a blue field. Condition: very g
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,200.00 - 2,400.00
Sold to richa69 for (600.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 720.00
 
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Kootenai/Flathead Beaded Moccasins25 - Kootenai/Flathead Beaded Moccasins
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Traditional pair of singe seam buffalo hide moccasins with muslin uppers and simple symbols on a flat-beaded white field. Condition: very good. 9&qu...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (500.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 600.00
 
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Sioux Beaded Moccasins26 - Sioux Beaded Moccasins
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Classic sinew sewn and lazy stitch beaded moccasins with some red "whiteheart" seed beads, traditional buffalo track design, and hard buff...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to sungska for (600.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 720.00
 
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Cheyenne Beaded Cradle Board27 - Cheyenne Beaded Cradle Board
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Beautiful cradle cover with fully beaded triangular cradle hood done in Cheyenne lazy stitch including the attached tab. Featured in 1995 "Whis...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 400.00) x 1 = 2,400.00
 
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Nez Perce Beaded Cradleboard28 - Nez Perce Beaded Cradleboard
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Full sized buckskin covered cradle with floral beaded top, beaded trim, and fancy Apache-style "cut-out" edging for the laces. Ex: Sacajaw...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (750.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 900.00
 
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Sioux Beaded Pictorial Vest29 - Sioux Beaded Pictorial Vest
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Very rare sinew sewn and lazy stitch beaded vest with horses, pipes, medicine symbols, and other figures on a medium blue field - with buckskin trim a
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,500.00 - 7,000.00
Sold to floor for (7,500.00 + 1,500.00) x 1 = 9,000.00
 
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Sioux-Style Beaded Cradle Board30 - Sioux-Style Beaded Cradle Board
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Fantastic, full-sized, soft-sided baby carrier completely covered with lazy stitch beadwork with traditional symbols, attached to traditional brass ta
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,700.00 + 340.00) x 1 = 2,040.00
 
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Sioux Full Beaded Ceremonial Moccasins31 - Sioux Full Beaded Ceremonial Moccasins
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Rare pair of sinew sewn and lazy stitch beaded (including soles) buffalo hide ceremonial moccasins with bifurcated tongues. 10" Late 1800s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (550.00 + 110.00) x 1 = 660.00
 
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Sioux Beaded Moccasins32 - Sioux Beaded Moccasins
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Beautiful pair of traditional sinew sewn and lazy stitch beaded moccasins with hard rawhide soles and bifurcated tongues with tin cone and feather flu
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,250.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (550.00 + 110.00) x 1 = 660.00
 
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N. Plains Beaded Moccasins33 - N. Plains Beaded Moccasins
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Classic old pair of sinew sewn and lazy stitch beaded moccasins with buffalo track designs, hard rawhide soles, and remnants of calico cloth trim. Con
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,300.00 + 260.00) x 1 = 1,560.00
 
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Ute Beaded Toy Cradle34 - Ute Beaded Toy Cradle
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Rare buckskin covered cradle board with sinew sewn and lazy stitch beaded top, cloth trimmed sunshade, and other "Nez Perce" style modific...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,800.00 + 360.00) x 1 = 2,160.00
 
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Ute Beaded Toy Cradle35 - Ute Beaded Toy Cradle
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Toy cradle of interesting construction. This is actually a Pomo/Paiute basketry cradleboard covered with buckskin to which is attached a Ute sinew sew
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (650.00 + 130.00) x 1 = 780.00
 
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Sioux Beaded Hair Drop36 - Sioux Beaded Hair Drop
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Rare old sinew sewn and lazy stitch beaded rawhide/buckskin panel with quilled slat suspensions, tin cone and dyed horsehair dangles, and long horseha
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,250.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (950.00 + 190.00) x 1 = 1,140.00
 
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Blackfoot Beaded Pipebag37 - Blackfoot Beaded Pipebag
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Unique shaped two-sided bag with sinew sewn beadwork, six tab top, and long fringe with blue pony beads. Condition: very good, some wool cloth worn aw
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,750.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,400.00 + 280.00) x 1 = 1,680.00
 
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Crow-Style Tobacco Bag38 - Crow-Style Tobacco Bag
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Tapered buckskin pipe/tobacco bag with lazy stitch beaded design done with pony beads, long fringe, and some green ochre. Condition: very good. 22&q...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (600.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 720.00
 
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Sioux Pipebag39 - Sioux Pipebag
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Fantastic sinew sewn and lazy stitch beaded buckskin bag with two-sided design, quilled slats (made from painted parfleche), and whiteheart seed beads
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,500.00 + 500.00) x 1 = 3,000.00
 
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Sioux Quilled Pipebag40 - Sioux Quilled Pipebag
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Rare old antelope hide long bag with two-sided fully quilled design done in deep red with matching slats, long fringe, and bead trimmed top. Condition
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,000.00 + 600.00) x 1 = 3,600.00
 
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Southern Cheyenne-Style Strike-a-lite Bag41 - Southern Cheyenne-Style Strike-a-lite Bag
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Rare, early, flared hide bag with bird quill design sinew sewn on front with bead trim and tin cone suspensions. Condition: very good, a few missing q
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (700.00 + 140.00) x 1 = 840.00
 
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Sioux Elk Dreamer Bag42 - Sioux Elk Dreamer Bag
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Rare yellow ochred buckskin bag with quilled decorations and beaded trim - quilled on both sides and sinew sewn. An early example from the Dreamer Soc
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,250.00 + 450.00) x 1 = 2,700.00
 
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Sioux 3-Sided Quilled Bag43 - Sioux 3-Sided Quilled Bag
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Very rare sinew sewn bag with quilled American flags, morning stars and other designs, beaded accents, and fringe. Extremely rare. Condition: good, we
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,500.00 + 500.00) x 1 = 3,000.00
 
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Sioux Pericardium Quilled Bag44 - Sioux Pericardium Quilled Bag
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Very rare drawstring bag made with buckskin upper, with quilled encircling panel and medallion bottom. Lined with calico for holding quills (several i
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,750.00 + 550.00) x 1 = 3,300.00
 
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Sioux Sundance Rattle45 - Sioux Sundance Rattle
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Rare wood-handled buffalo horn rattle decorated with quilled panels and lazy stitch sinew beaded trim. The handle also very finely quilled on top. Bea
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 400.00) x 1 = 2,400.00
 
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Oglala Sioux Moccasins46 - Oglala Sioux Moccasins
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Pair of beautiful sinew sewn and lazy stitch beaded moccasins with hard rawhide soles, bifurcated tongues, and interesting arrow and buffalo track des
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (750.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 900.00
 
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Sioux Beaded Moccasins47 - Sioux Beaded Moccasins
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Pair of outstanding sinew sewn and lazy stitch beaded moccasins with rare hard parfleche soles and symmetrical design. Condition: very good. 10-1/2&...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,250.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (650.00 + 130.00) x 1 = 780.00
 
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Blackfoot Calf Medicine Bag48 - Blackfoot Calf Medicine Bag
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Extremely rare bag made from the thin hide of an unborn calf, with beaded velvet top band and bead accent. Condition: very good. 28" long Ca. 1...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to sungska for (700.00 + 140.00) x 1 = 840.00
 
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Arapaho Woman's Leggings49 - Arapaho Woman's Leggings
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Extra long pair of classic tapered buckskin leggings with fringed fold-over tops, sinew sewn lazy stitch beadwork, and arrow designs. Condition: overa
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,250.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (700.00 + 140.00) x 1 = 840.00
 
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Cheyenne Woman's Leggings50 - Cheyenne Woman's Leggings
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Very fine yellow ochred buckskin moccasin uppers with traditional sinew sewn lazy stitch beaded detailing and fold-over tops. Condition: very good, ex
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 900.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (600.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 720.00
 
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