Lot 20    

The Stone Age In North America,
2003 American Indian Arts. Sept. 12-13
Moorehead, Warren K. Boston & N.Y.: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1910, two volume set. 8vo in original green cloth boards with gilt lettering, 457 & 417 pp, includes all color and B&W plates. A rare set of books by one of America's most important early archaeologists.

Provenance:  
Ex Libris, Dr. Kent D. Vickery


Condition:  
Corners bent, spine worn slightly at margins, even toning, front hinge of Vol. 2 cracked, still VG.
Est $200 - $300
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Cheyenne Beaded Hide Women's Leggings,
Lot # 478 - Cheyenne Beaded Hide Women's Leggings,
ca 1895, have sinew-sewn beads in colors of yellow-gold, red, turquoise, cobalt, green, and white in an intricate pattern of parallel stripes that form blocks. Some stripes are outlined with rows of triangles while others are filled with tiny rectangles. Leggings have a delicate edging of red and t... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 582 - Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1900. Each with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of medium green, orange, cobalt, and white in a design of large triangles separated by a lane of small triangles forming a zigzag pattern on the vamps. Same pattern decorates the area along the soles, length 9.5". > Item Details
Plains Doll,
Lot # 277 - Plains Doll,
has a molded leather face with painted features and a knitted flesh-colored cloth body. Doll has thread hair with red yarn ties, leather dress and moccasins, loom beadwork belt and headband, and a necklace of black and clear beads, 13.5" high. > Item Details
Sioux Catlinite Pipe with Wood Effigy Stem,
Lot # 507 - Sioux Catlinite Pipe with Wood Effigy Stem,
traditional "T" shaped bowl with flat base for resting, paired raised annual rings approx. 1" from each end and bowl; 4" high x 7.5" long. Carved effigy hardwood stem with an otter and other geometric chip carving, all highlighted with pyro highlights, 19" long; total length 26.6". Wonderful old p... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Vest,
Lot # 467 - Sioux Beaded Hide Vest,
ca 1900, has sinew-sewn beadwork in a charming design of four stocky horses on the front and four on the back. Horses are either red or green and have cobalt tails, ears, and hoofs. They stand under red stars on a ground of white beads. Large lower border replicates a corral in red and black bead... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Pipe Bag,
Lot # 493 - Sioux Beaded Hide Pipe Bag,
ca 1890. Greasy yellow, red with white heart, and green beads against a white ground. Rolled throat with beaded lane, sides decorated with three lanes, cross design. Main panel with crosses, teepees, and geometric devices. Quilled slats dyed in red, hide fringe on bottom. Quilled drops on throat wit... > Item Details
WPA Era Watercolor of Zia Pottery Design,
Lot # 346 - WPA Era Watercolor of Zia Pottery Design,
depicts three birds with split tails in "house of arches," similar to the designs published by Kenneth Chapman for the Indian Arts Fund in Santa Fe around the same time, framed 28.5" long x 21.5" high. > Item Details
Gathering of Hopi Pottery,
Lot # 113 - Gathering of Hopi Pottery,
lot of 4. Includes two unique "tumbler" shaped vessels with black painted bird design against beige slip, one with light amount of red highlighting; each 5" high x 2.25" diameter; PLUS bowl decorated with black triangular design and red rim, on beige slip; 5.5" high x 2" diameter; AND bowl with blac... > Item Details
Great Lakes Ball Club,
Lot # 667 - Great Lakes Ball Club,
early 20th century, is carved from a single piece of basswood (?), with stamped and pyro geometric decoration. Canoe carved in relief on handle. Opposite ball is an inset chipped flint point. Rich brown polished patina, total length 18.25." > Item Details
Sioux  Beaded Hide Knife Sheath,
Lot # 559 - Sioux Beaded Hide Knife Sheath,
ca 1865, is made of leather, beaded on hide in greasy yellow, blue, red with white hearts, black, green, and white. Fringe along side, tin cones divide two panels of geometric design, length 10". > Item Details
Santo Domingo Jar,
Lot # 398 - Santo Domingo Jar,
black and red-on-white, globular jar with indented base, floral design on shoulder and scalloped lines on base, interior rim painted red; 9" high x 10.5" diameter. > Item Details
Three Classic Books in Southwestern Ethnology,
Lot # 2 - Three Classic Books in Southwestern Ethnology,
including Reichard, Gladys A. Social Life of the Navajo Indians. New York: Columbia Univ. Press, 1928. 8vo in brown cloth boards, 176 pp with all fold outs, plates and maps. PLUS Parsons, Elsie C. Taos Tales. New York: American Folk-Lore Society, 1940. 8vo in navy cloth boards, 185 pp. AND Parsons, ... > Item Details
Pima/ Tohono O'odham Basket,
Lot # 375 - Pima/ Tohono O'odham Basket,
is finely woven of willow and has 5 devil’s claw "hourglasses" bordered by triangles; each figure is separated by 2 rows of triangles. Basket has a wrapped rim and is of generous size; 6" high x 13.5" diameter. > Item Details
Pomo Basket,
Lot # 630 - Pomo Basket,
ca. 1900. Finely coiled with remnants of woodpecker top-knot feathers and others from an unknown bird. Dark brown parallelograms begin on underside and rotate up toward rim, height 2.25" x diameter 4.75". > Item Details
Navajo Pictorial Weaving,
Lot # 148 - Navajo Pictorial Weaving,
ca 1960, commercial yarn, tightly woven in black, white, green, and yellow against a gray ground. Designed with two Katsina faces in center, retains original Shiprock Trading Post tag with weaver's name "Sadie Ross", original corner ties; 31.5" long x 23.5" wide. > Item Details
Chimayo Blanket,
Lot # 435 - Chimayo Blanket,
commercial wool woven in black and white with red ground, cotton ties on ends, serrated diamond pattern; 82" long x wide 48". > Item Details
Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
Lot # 7 - Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
lot of 4. including 2nd, 15th, 21st & 47th Annual Reports. All Washington (DC): G.P.O., small 4to. Includes 2nd Annual Report for 1880-81, publ. 1882, illustrated green cloth boards with gilt, 477 pp. PLUS 15th Annual Report for 1883-94, publ. 1897, illustrated green cloth boards with gilt, 366... > Item Details
Chippewa Polychrome Drum Cover,
Lot # 224 - Chippewa Polychrome Drum Cover,
ca mid-19th century. Cover is of rawhide that has been rubbed with red pigment, approx. 21" diameter. > Item Details
Chippewa Beaded Bandolier Bag,
Lot # 657 - Chippewa Beaded Bandolier Bag,
is beaded in colors of green, pink, orange, and blues against a white ground and black velveteen. Beaded straps are woven with complicated geometric pattern, pouch with symmetrical floral design and white zigzag border. Blue beaded fringe has red and yellow yarn tassels at bottom, 41" x 13.75". > Item Details
Sioux Cross and
Lot # 322 - Sioux Cross and "Tipi" Motif Beaded Legging Strip,
ca 1895, is sinew-sewn in colors of dark blue, amber and translucent red with "white heart" beads against a bright white ground, 32" x 2.5". Bottom in photograph (top: lot 573). > Item Details
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