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Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
2003 American Indian Arts. Sept. 12-13
lot of 6. All Washington (DC): G.P.O., small 4to, illustrated green cloth boards with gilt highlights. Includes 4th Annual Report for 1882-83, publ. 1886, 532 pp. PLUS 13th Annual Report for 1891-92, publ. 1896, 462 pp. PLUS 16th Anual Report for 1894-95, publ 1897, 326 pp. PLUS 22nd Annual Report for 1900-01, Part 1, publ. 1904, 320 pp. PLUS 28th Annual Report for 1906-07, publ. 1912, 308 pp plus appendix of B.A.E. publications, 35 pp. AND 33rd Annual Report for 1911-12, publ. 1919, 677 pp. These six reports deal with many of the earliest archaeological excavations of the Cliff Dwellings and ancient Pueblos in the southwest with wonderful B&W & color plates of recovered material culture such as baskets, pottery and more, also sections on Native American ethnobotany, Hawaiian mythology, prehistoric textiles, Omaha dwellings, Peruvian Trephination, and Mallery's seminal work on picture writing.

Provenance:  
Ex Libris, Dr. Kent D. Vickery


Condition:  
All complete with all plates, maps, etc, 1st with moderate shelf wear & light even toning, VG; 2nd with private lib. blind stamp on title pg, else as above, VG; 3rd broken hinge & as 1st above, G+; 4th moderate shelf wear, light even toning, short margin tears to a very few pp, VG; 5th as 1st above, VG;
Est $300 - $400
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San Juan Wedding Vase,
Lot # 401 - San Juan Wedding Vase,
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Lot # 570 - Plains Cree Beaded Scissors Case,
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Sioux Cross and Tipi Motif Beaded Strip,
Lot # 315 - Sioux Cross and Tipi Motif Beaded Strip,
ca 1910, sinew-sewn in colors of dark blue, white, greasy yellow, green, metallic, and translucent red with "white heart" beads against a light blue ground, with two hide ties on each end, 29.5 x 2.25". > Item Details
Eskimo Model Umiak,
Lot # 710 - Eskimo Model Umiak,
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Lot # 422 - Navajo Regional Weaving,
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Micmac Quilled Trunk,
Lot # 694 - Micmac Quilled Trunk,
ca 1810-40 or earlier, is birchbark and has bands of spruce with spruce root ties. Trunk has the early double rainbow motif on lid and herringbone motif on sides -- all natural dyes, such as bloodroot, and goldenrod; 5" wide x 7" long x 4.5" high. > Item Details
Sioux Polychrome Parfleche Cylinder,
Lot # 554 - Sioux Polychrome Parfleche Cylinder,
ca. 1890, is made of two pieces of sinew-sewn hide with thread-sewn muslin drawstring throat. Painted in red, blue, and yellow with striped rectangular design and thin black outline. Hide fringe around throat, side, and bottom, height 28.5" x width 10.5". > Item Details
Sioux Miniature Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 241 - Sioux Miniature Beaded Hide Moccasins,
have a traditional motif in colors of light green, red, and greasy yellow, but these are doll size. Museum catalogue card reads: "Sioux. Pine Ridge Res. Chadron, Neb. Sept. 1911.," 3.25" long. > Item Details
<i>Birdstones of the North American Indians</i>,
Lot # 19 - Birdstones of the North American Indians,
Townsend, Earl C., Jr. Indianapolis: privately printed, 1959. 4to, illustrated paperboards, 719 pp. With presentation inscription by the author to Dr. Kent D. Vickery. A monumental and exhaustive work on this subject with 297 photographic plates illustrating thousands of different birdstones. > Item Details
Lot # 448 - "Esipermi - Comanche" Photogravure by Edward Curtis,
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Rabbit Fur Pouch,
Lot # 713 - Rabbit Fur Pouch,
sinew-sewn, with two rows of drops made of red with white heart, white, and blue pony beads, fur tufts on ends, sinew drawstring close, length 8" x width 6.5". > Item Details
Bullrush Chippewa Mat,
Lot # 716 - Bullrush Chippewa Mat,
ca 1900, geometric pattern of running diamonds in purple on natural ground, 41" x 68". > Item Details
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Lot # 136 - Santo Domingo Pitcher and Basket.
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Lot # 87 - Hopi Katsina Doll,
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Navajo Regional Weaving,
Lot # 429 - Navajo Regional Weaving,
ca 1900, tightly woven Germantown wool with hints of green, yellow, and orange at edges and designed with an intricate pattern of red and black nested diamonds interspersed with bands of zigzags; 45" long x 31.5" wide. > Item Details
Plains Beaded Rattle and Roach Spreader,
Lot # 525 - Plains Beaded Rattle and Roach Spreader,
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Sioux Beaded Hide Balls,
Lot # 320 - Sioux Beaded Hide Balls,
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Plains Cree Beaded Hide Rifle Scabbard,
Lot # 538 - Plains Cree Beaded Hide Rifle Scabbard,
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Acoma Jar,
Lot # 97 - Acoma Jar,
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