Comanche or Apache Small, Round, Beaded Bag

Item: 1627

Origin: Comanche or Apache
Date: Last quarter 19th Century
Media: Hide, glass beads, brass buttons
Dimensions: 3 7/8″ long, 2 3/4″ wide

Description:  This small hide bag has a 5 sided star on each side surrounded with brass buttons on one side.  In the center on each side is a single, larger brass button. One star is green (varying shades of green) and the other is deep burgundy.  The beads are all sewn on with thread. There is a hide tie at the top, likely used to tie the bag onto a belt or some other object.

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Condition: Condition is original with no restoration.

Provenance: From a private collection in Albuquerque, NM.

Price: SOLD

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