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Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
2003 American Indian Arts. Sept. 12-13
lot of 4. All Washington (DC): G.P.O., small 4to, in illustrated green cloth boards with gilt highlights. Includes the 8th Annual Report for the years 1886-87, publ. 1891, 298 pp. PLUS 23rd Annual Report for 1901-02, publ. 1904, 634pp. PLUS 29th Annual Report for 1908-09, publ. 1916, 636 pp. AND 30th Annual Report for 1908-09, publ. 1915, 453 pp. These four reports deal with Navajo sand paintings, Pueblo architecture, Zuni pueblo, San Idefonso pueblo, Zuni ethnobotany, and other topics, and contain wonderful plates and maps.

Provenance:  
Ex Libris, Dr. Kent D. Vickery


Condition:  
All complete with all plates, maps, etc., 1st moderate shelf wear & light even toning, VG+; 2nd 1 loose page & as above VG; 3rd & 4th very light shelf wear & light even toning, VG+.
Est $200 - $300
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Tlingit Beaded Pouch,
Lot # 687 - Tlingit Beaded Pouch,
ca 1890, is decorated with blue, white, red, greasy yellow, black, and orange seed beads on hide in a floral motif, two braded blue cotton straps. Note inside pouch, "Squaw pouch, Worn on clan belt, weeds of the forest, note T.L. Examin [sic] the small weed and note there the work of the great spir... > 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
Arapaho Muslin Doll with Beaded and Painted Hide Face,
Lot # 491 - Arapaho Muslin Doll with Beaded and Painted Hide Face,
20th century, wears a traditional dress decorated front and back with fringes, beads, green ochre, tin cones, and red wool trim at neck. Buffalo(?) hair ends in braids that are wrapped with pale pink twill ribbon and tied with a piece of abalone. Earrings are suspensions of long cream-colored bead... > 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
San Ildefonso Black-on-Black Bowl,
Lot # 125 - San Ildefonso Black-on-Black Bowl,
shallow, flat-bottomed bowl with flaring sides, interior with "negative" feather motif surrounding a central floral design, signed "Lu_ita R Vigil, San Ildefonso", 2.5" h x 10.5" d. > Item Details
Pima/ Tohono O'odham Basket,
Lot # 69 - Pima/ Tohono O'odham Basket,
is of finely coiled willow and has a devil's claw motif of a 3-pointed flower joined by parallel bands. Large center and braided rim are also of devil's claw, 2.5" high x 14" diameter. > Item Details
Santa Clara Red Ware Jar,
Lot # 101 - Santa Clara Red Ware Jar,
carved and burnished with snow and rain cloud design, old museum tag "Sophie, Santa Clara, Indian Pottery, New Mexico"; 3.5" high x 4" diameter. > Item Details
Mexican Textiles,
Lot # 149 - Mexican Textiles,
lot of 9. Bright tropical colored, banded weavings made of wool and cotton with cross-tied fringe at ends and serrated diamond pattern in center. Sizes range from (not including fringe) 78" long x 38" wide to 18" long x 17" wide and 20" long x 9" wide. > Item Details
Tintype of Sioux Indians,
Lot # 340 - Tintype of Sioux Indians,
tourist cdv sized image of two white women with a Sioux Indian in fell eagle feather headdress between them, mounted in original hinged paper mat. Found in Cincinnati, and perhaps taken at one of the encampments at the Cincinnati Zoo. > Item Details
Sioux Quilled Armbands,
Lot # 531 - Sioux Quilled Armbands,
constructed of aniline-dyed porcupine quills wrapped around rawhide and stitched to a strip of rawhide. One armband retains painted parfleche designs. Primary band color is magenta with either chartreuse or turquoise blocks around a purple center--very colorful. Lengthy leather thongs are quilled w... > Item Details
Lot of Three Plains Stone Pipes,
Lot # 287 - Lot of Three Plains Stone Pipes,
two in traditional "T" shape and carved from a black, slate type stone, 3.3" high x 4.8" long & 2.3" high x 4.1" long, neither show use; AND a blocked "U" shaped pipe in Catlinite with bottom crest, 2.2" high x 2.25" long, showing considerable use. > Item Details
Plains Catlinite Pipe
Lot # 290 - Plains Catlinite Pipe
"L" shaped with hexagonal stem and round bowl, 2.25" high x 5.5" long, bowl shows moderate use. > Item Details
Two Great Lakes Sashes,
Lot # 208 - Two Great Lakes Sashes,
woven in green, orange, and blue against a white ground. Includes one with stylized cris-crossing maple leaves and red satin sash; 63" long. AND decorated with American flags and "X"s backed with cotton fabric, black satin sash; 45" long. > Item Details
Sioux Child's Dress with Cowrie Shells,
Lot # 482 - Sioux Child's Dress with Cowrie Shells,
is both machine and hand stitched. Dress made from dark olive velveteen with rosy red binding; 29.5" long. Tag reads: "Collected by R. Hubbard at Standing Rock Reservation." > Item Details
Sioux Miniature Beaded Hide Bag,
Lot # 275 - Sioux Miniature Beaded Hide Bag,
ca 1900. Is missing cloth top, sinew-sewn on hide, beaded in green, white, blue, greasy yellow, and red with white heart. Designed with triangular shapes tapering to a single tassel of beaded bands and hide fringe, (excluding fringe) length 6" x width 2". > Item Details
Lot of Two Native American Bead Necklaces,
Lot # 207 - Lot of Two Native American Bead Necklaces,
probably Great Lakes. Inlcudes one 27" long loop constructed of faceted, hand-carved purple dyed wooden beads, with bright silk ribbons at bottom; the other, 27" in length, consisting of multiple strands of black glass,seed, faceted, cane and barrel-shaped beads. > Item Details
Plains Algonguian Stone Pipe,
Lot # 219 - Plains Algonguian Stone Pipe,
probably northern Cheyenne, pre 1875, with"L" shape black soapstone 1.8" long x 1.8" high with plain wood stem, 16" long, total length 16.6". Stem has inked accession number "GC97B". Shows considerable use. > Item Details
Hopi Rain Sash,
Lot # 407 - Hopi Rain Sash,
lot of 2, ca 1900, is tightly woven in natural cream-colored wool, tassels with knots respresenting clouds knocking together and bringing rain, symbolized by the fringe; 114" long x 5.5" wide; AND smaller cream sash tightly woven with raised diamond pattern; 60" long x 2.25" wide. > Item Details
Iroquois Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 184 - Iroquois Beaded Hide Moccasins,
with thread-sewn beadwork in colors of red "white hearts," medium blue, white, crystal, and green in a stylized floral motif on the vamps and the cuffs. Additional embellishment includes blue silk bindings and ribbon ties. Muslin lines the cuffs; mattress ticking lines the vamps; 8.75" long. > Item Details
Catlinite Hatchet and Three Buffalo Horns,
Lot # 718 - Catlinite Hatchet and Three Buffalo Horns,
lot of 4. Includes a carved catlinite hatchet with engraved floral, cross and profiled head of a Native American wearing feathered bonnet, length 7". AND three very weathered buffalo horns. > Item Details
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