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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Sioux Beaded Vest with Elk Dreamer Motifs,
Lot # 469 - Sioux Beaded Vest with Elk Dreamer Motifs,
circa 1900, all hand sewn with cotton thread. Constructed of panels of black worsted wool, lined with printed cotton ticking, and piping, presumably from flour sacks. The front decorated with beads to create "false" pockets; the rear is decorated with two bull elks outlined in translucent pink bea... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Umbilical Cord Fetish,
Lot # 599 - Sioux Beaded Umbilical Cord Fetish,
sinew and thread-sewn hide rendered in the shape of a turtle, with red and white stripes, central green panel, and blue face, all outlined in pink. Piece of hide strip on belly for front legs, length 7". > Item Details
Sioux Quilled and Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 576 - Sioux Quilled and Beaded Hide Moccasins,
with fine porcupine quillwork in colors of aniline dyed red, purple, and yellow forming broad stripes broken by stepped triangles on the vamps and with sinew-sewn beadwork in a design of small triangles along the soles in colors of red, green, cobalt, and yellow on a white background. Color combina... > Item Details
University of Kentucky Archaeology Series,
Lot # 40 - University of Kentucky Archaeology Series,
lot of 6. Including Snow, Charles E. "Indian Knoll Skeletons of Site Oh 2, Ohio County, Kentucky;" The University of Kentucky Reports in Anthropology, Vol. IV, No. 3. Lexington: Dept. of Anthropology, Univ. of Ky., 1948. 8vo rebound in red cloth boards, original paper wraps retained. PLUS Webb, W. S... > Item Details
Eastern Woodland Native American Baskets,
Lot # 197 - Eastern Woodland Native American Baskets,
lot of 3. Includes a split ash oval decorated with cut potato stamping; 3.5" high x diameter 11"; PLUS a corn husk two-handled vase-shaped basket with scalloped lip; 8" high; AND a 2nd corn husk basket, circular; 8" high x 11" diameter. > Item Details
Navajo Regional Weaving,
Lot # 413 - Navajo Regional Weaving,
ca 1900-1920, tightly handspun wool woven in natural brown, gray, cream, and burnt orange against a dyed red ground. Black border with white diamonds and designed with bold, stepped, serrated diamonds, 92.5 x 55.5". > Item Details
Lot # 449 - "A Cheyenne Maiden" Photogravure by Edward Curtis,
Plate 667 from The North American Indian, Folio XIX, 1930. 1927 copyright (Curtis), photogravure produced from copper plate by Suffolk Engraving Co., Cambridge, MA. Image size is 11.5" x 15.5" in brown ink on 18" x 22" hand-made paper. > Item Details
Catlinite Eagle Claw Pipe Bowl,
Lot # 661 - Catlinite Eagle Claw Pipe Bowl,
is beautifully carved single piece pipe bowl in the form of an eagle claw clutching a round bowl, 6.5" long x 2.6" high, shows no use. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 243 - Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1925 with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of dark red, black, yellow, white, and blue. Design on the vamps consists of a "U" with a large cross in the center and with tabs on either side of the motifs. Cuff has a pinked edge and small triangles decorate the edges of the soles, 9" long. > Item Details
Warren King Moorehead's <i>Etowah Papers</i>,
Lot # 22 - Warren King Moorehead's Etowah Papers,
Andover(MA): Dept. of Archaeology, Phillips Academy, Yale Univ. Press, 1st edition, 1932. Small 4to in original green cloth boards, 178 pp with all plates and maps including fold out maps. A rare classic of American archaeology by one of America's foremost early archaeologists. > Item Details
Brule Sioux Quilled Hide Vest,
Lot # 468 - Brule Sioux Quilled Hide Vest,
has a delightful melody of butterflies, flags, and flowers in aniline dyed colors of rose, red, orange, purple, and green. Vest is bound in beige cotton; back is an olive cotton; 40" chest. Tag reads, "Collected at Martin, S.D." > Item Details
Pair of Navajo Dolls,
Lot # 153 - Pair of Navajo Dolls,
ca 1920's. Hand made man and woman, with embroidered facial details, trade bead necklace and decorations; fabrics include velvet, muslin, and calico; each 7.5" high. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Men's Moccasins,
Lot # 245 - Sioux Beaded Hide Men's Moccasins,
ca 1925, probably Minniconjou, each has sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of cobalt, medium blue, red, green, greasy yellow, and red on a white background. Vamp designs consist of large rounded triangles with a stepped pattern; a lane of small triangles divides the larger ones. Diamonds and stepped tr... > Item Details
Iroquois Whimsies,
Lot # 169 - Iroquois Whimsies,
lot of 6. Includes bell-shaped picture frame, 9.5" high x 6" wide, two match holders, 6" high x 4" wide and 8.5" high x 6.5" wide, flower-shaped wall hanging with American flag, 5" high x 5" wide, large spade-shaped wall hanging with raised bird and floral motif, 11" high x 11" wide, and horseshoe s... > Item Details
Four Beaded Hide Pouches,
Lot # 722 - Four Beaded Hide Pouches,
includes one Athapaskan with a floral motif on each side in colors of blue, red, rose, green, turquoise, and translucent with black fabric drawstring top and fringed border, length 14.5". PLUS an Apache drawstring pouch with large center diamond filled with checked motif on each side and a simple bo... > Item Details
Sioux Polychrome Medicine Pouch,
Lot # 553 - Sioux Polychrome Medicine Pouch,
is painted in colors of red, blue, yellow and green with geometrics outlined in black. Edges are bound in old green wool that is laced onto bag with thread, some original hide laced in one corner. Flap has four holes for leather ties underneath. Handle or hanging strap also of leather, length 15.5" ... > Item Details
Two Pair of Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 237 - Two Pair of Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1925, each pair has sinew-sewn beadwork. Includes a pair in colors of red, cobalt, green, yellow, and medium blue on a background of white and with long triangles on the vamps and smaller ones along the soles. Cuff is bound in green cotton, 9.5" long. AND a pair beaded in colors of yellow, bla... > Item Details
Eastern Woodlands Wooden Effigy Bowl,
Lot # 672 - Eastern Woodlands Wooden Effigy Bowl,
walnut, is carved to resemble a turtle or possibly a beaver or otter. Bowl has an old repair of three ferrous nails that hold crack together; contemporary glue and filler have been added to that area, length 18" x height 2.5" x width 15". Deep, rich patina. > Item Details
Pima/Tohono O'odham PLUS,
Lot # 70 - Pima/Tohono O'odham PLUS,
lot of 2. Includes one large basket woven of yucca with devil's claw stepped geometric designs rotating around the baskets, and forming a diamond pattern, rim wrapped in devil's claw, 6.5" high x 11.25" diameter AND an African basket designed with zigzag arrows, 6" high x 15" diameter. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded and Quilled Pipe Bag,
Lot # 498 - Sioux Beaded and Quilled Pipe Bag,
ca 1900. All sinew sewn. Throat and sides decorated with lanes of geometric devices in translucent red, dark and light blue seed beads against a white ground. Main panel decorated with typical geometric devices of red, light and dark blue, and orange beads against a white ground. Several of the ... > Item Details
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