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Three Classic Books in Southwestern Ethnology,
2003 American Indian Arts. Sept. 12-13
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, Elsie C. Tea Tales. New York: American Folk-Lore Society, 1926. 8vo in purple cloth boards, 304 pp.

Provenance:  
Ex Libris, Dr. Kent Vickery


Condition:  
1st minor shelf wear and light even toning, VG; 2nd two small water spots on boards and very slight even toning, VG; 3rd minor shelf wear and light even toning, VG.
Est $200 - $300
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Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 239 - Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
probably Miniconjou, ca 1925, probably Minniconjou. Each moccasin has sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of red, cobalt, yellow-orange, and translucent clear on a background of white. Designs on the vamps consist of long "V" extending toward the toes and small triangles and circles near the soles, 9.5" ... > Item Details
Sioux Quilled and Beaded Hide Woman's Moccasins,
Lot # 252 - Sioux Quilled and Beaded Hide Woman's Moccasins,
ca 1885, has sinew-sewn quills in a narrow white stripe on the vamp and along the sole a blue beaded background with triangles and diamonds in cobalt and red. Women covered the plain ankle flaps with decorated leggings, 9.5" long. > Item Details
Navajo Banded Weaving,
Lot # 140 - Navajo Banded Weaving,
ca 1930-1940s, heavy handspun wool woven in natural brown, and aniline orange and red against a natural cream ground. Designed with orange and brown stripes with red highlights, original corner ties; 54.5" long x 32" wide. > Item Details
Crystal Style Navajo Weaving,
Lot # 425 - Crystal Style Navajo Weaving,
ca 1940, tightly handspun wool woven in earthtones of cream, brown, and a hint of aniline dyed red, against a gray ground. Central pattern of crosses with "triangular terraces" at corners, terraced zigzag border, original corner ties; 84" long x 45.5" wide. > Item Details
Winnebago Finger Woven Yarn Bag,
Lot # 677 - Winnebago Finger Woven Yarn Bag,
ca 1890. Beautiful polychrome wools are twill woven into geometric patterns, length 19" x height 18". > Item Details
Athapaskan Beaded Vamp and Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 728 - Athapaskan Beaded Vamp and Hide Moccasins,
have sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of cobalt, dark green white, and dark red in a four-pointed star on a navy ground bordered in a red and beige calico, length 10". > Item Details
Great Lakes Wooden Mortar and Pestle,
Lot # 218 - Great Lakes Wooden Mortar and Pestle,
ca mid 19th century. Single piece hollowed barrel shaped mortar with wrought iron bands at top and base, 8.5" diameter x 20" high, with a single piece wood double ended (reversible) pestle, 47.25" high with both square and wire nails at ends to help crush grain. Wonderful old weathered and polishe... > Item Details
Blackfeet Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 625 - Blackfeet Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1890, have sinew-sewn beadwork in a stylized floral motif in colors of yellow, cobalt, red, blue, rose, green, and yellow-orange with marcasites for accents. Maker added a red wood collar edged with black cloth and white beads for interest, length 10.5". These are a fine example. > Item Details
Sioux Child's Beaded Knife Sheath,  Belt, and Knife,
Lot # 556 - Sioux Child's Beaded Knife Sheath, Belt, and Knife,
has sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of red, yellow, cobalt, and medium blue in a motif of narrow stripes separated by stacked crosses on the belt and small triangles on the sheath. Belt, ca 1870, closes with leather ties and a leather strip attaches sheath to belt. Knife has metal blade with much-us... > Item Details
Pima Basket,
Lot # 373 - Pima Basket,
of finely coiled willow with devil's claw motifs consisting of 10 rectangles spaced around the sides, each having a check board design inside; 10.5" long x 3.25". Documentation includes catalog card from the John Short Museum in Fresno, CA. Documentation states: "Pima. Sacaton, Ariz. Sept. 1926." > Item Details
Paiute Seed Basket,
Lot # 650 - Paiute Seed Basket,
has conical form and is woven of willow in twill pattern and decorated with simple bands of lighter colored fiber that add interest to the surface; basket has two cordage handles, 14.5" high. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Men's Moccasins,
Lot # 255 - Sioux Beaded Hide Men's Moccasins,
ca 1895, each sinew-sewn with beaded decoration of cobalt triangles on the vamps and notched rectangle with two small greasy yellow rectangles on lower front of foot. Design is repeated near heel. White beads form the background. Sides, cuffs, and tongues have triangles, diamonds, and stripes in r... > Item Details
Navajo Regional Weaving,
Lot # 418 - Navajo Regional Weaving,
ca 1930s, tightly handspun wool woven in brown, cream and aniline dyed red against a speckled gray ground. With nested, serrated diamond pattern and geometric boxed border' 98" long x 69" wide. > Item Details
Decorated Bone Objects,
Lot # 725 - Decorated Bone Objects,
lot of 4. Includes a quirt made from a bison bone painted with a tipi, length 10" w/o thongs; PLUS a bison jaw with teeth with tipi painted on bone, length 11"; PLUS bison scapula with painting of a man (shown from the rear) holding a lance, length 18"; AND a whistle made from deer(?), length 8.5". > Item Details
Northern Arapaho(?) Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 187 - Northern Arapaho(?) Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1885, each with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of translucent maroon, greasy yellow, pale green, and cobalt in the shape of a large cross on the vamps and narrow rectangles along the soles, 9.5" long. > Item Details
Hopi Stone Polished Pottery Dough Bowl,
Lot # 118 - Hopi Stone Polished Pottery Dough Bowl,
ca 1970s, signed "Garnet Pavatea", with psuedo corregated top made by impressing wedge shaped stamp; 4.25" high x 10" diameter. > Item Details
Eastern Woodlands, Ojibwa, Beaded Velvet Breechcloth,
Lot # 686 - Eastern Woodlands, Ojibwa, Beaded Velvet Breechcloth,
has swirling floral motif in shades of pink, red, green, yellow, and gold with crystal stems. Remnants of a pink braid remain; lining is muslin, 15.25" x 15". > Item Details
Sioux Women's Beaded Hide Skirt,
Lot # 485 - Sioux Women's Beaded Hide Skirt,
has full A-line shape with hand-stitched seams and added fringe. Beaded strips have a white ground with cobalt triangles--each with a window of green, red, and a center of greasy yellow. Red crosses, that end in cobalt triangles, separate triangles. Skirt can be adjusted for size and closes with ... > Item Details
Athapaskan Beaded Velvet on Moose Hide Jacket,
Lot # 709 - Athapaskan Beaded Velvet on Moose Hide Jacket,
ca 1880, has intense floral motif in numerous shades of blue with accents of pink, yellow, and green. Tiny marcasites and brass marcasites add sparkle to the design; velvet bands down front and around cuffs are appliqu├ęd to rawhide and then onto smoked hide. Facings and lining for yoke are from cal... > Item Details
Eastern Woodland Crook Knife,
Lot # 227 - Eastern Woodland Crook Knife,
type of knife commonly used by Eastern Woodlands Native Americans for every day work, called "Bikelagenigans" from work "bika" meaning a bend or crook. Scroll carved wood handle with nice patina, handle section wrapped in leather thong, 3.25" single edged steel blade, total length 9.2", mid to late... > Item Details
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