BW-424. Shoshone Beaded Buckskin Doll. Ex-Museum piece. 13”, stuffed with buffalo hair. Dress decorated with leather belt and glass trade beads, as are the moccasin boots. Trade bead eyes and mouth and a pricked pucker to indicate a nose. She has two ear adornments made of elks teeth. Hair is made from horsehair and is braided into two plaits tied with strip of crimson fabric. A pigment-painted fan is carried in the hand, and a parfleche knife sheath is at the waist. Great detail work here. Beautifully decorated. Great history and comes with a wonderful, detailed, signed letter from the Museum! Wind River Reservation in C. Wyoming. A child’s gift - not a tourist-trade item, ca. about 1930. Great condition with no holes or bead loss. Please call or e-mail for price and more details.
BW-420. Old Seneca Leather Knife Sheath. 6-1/2”. Very well-made and in great condition. From Erie County, New York. $350.
BW-418. Sioux Beaded and Quilled Turtle Fetish. It is a reservation made piece from the early 1900’s and is 4&3/4” long and 3” wide. Probably from the Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota. Great condition with no holes or bead loss. SOLD.