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Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
2003 American Indian Arts. Sept. 12-13
lot of 5. All Washington (DC): G.P.O., small 4to, illustrated green cloth boards with gilt highlights except 45th, which is in illustrated paper wraps as issued. Includes 26th Annual Report for 1904-05, publ. 1908, 512 pp. PLUS 31st Annual Report for 1909-10, publ. 1916, 1037 pp. PLUS 35th Annual Report for 1913-14, Part 1, publ. 1921, 794 pp. plus 11 pp index. PLUS 38th Annual Report for 1916-17, publ. 1924, 857 pp. AND 45th Annual Report for 1927-28, publ. 1930, 745 pp. These five reports deal with the Northwest Coast area with wonderful plates of the material culture for that region. Other topics include antiquities of eastern Mexico, Caribbean, South America & Porto Rico, & Osage rituals.

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 as above except light wear, VG+; 3rd as above VG+; 4th as above, VG+; 5th as above with chips at spine, VG.
Est $300 - $400
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Two Pairs of Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 186 - Two Pairs of Hide Moccasins,
includes one pair of Cree with finely embroidered rose and a bud surrounded by braided quillwork on the vamps and with embroidered strawberries on the cuffs; 9.5" long; AND another pair with a "T" design on the vamps in colors of cobalt, clear, green, blue and white on the vamps; 9.25" long. > Item Details
Navajo Regional Weaving,
Lot # 138 - Navajo Regional Weaving,
ca 1940s, handspun wool woven in brown, indigo, and aniline dyed red against a natural cream ground. Two red stripes outlined in indigo band the top and bottom of the rug, center designed with diamond pattern, original corner ties; 62" long x 50" wide. > Item Details
2 Pairs of Beaded Hide Moccasin Vamps,
Lot # 726 - 2 Pairs of Beaded Hide Moccasin Vamps,
Lot of 2. Includes one pair of Crow in colors of yellow, light blue, pink, orange, cobalt, red, tan-orange, orange, and white. Design consists of a small cross centered in a rectangle from which diamonds hang. Diamonds also drop from a cross bar. Number in black ink reads "CC770," length 7". AND a ... > Item Details
Northern Plains Girl's Beaded Canvas Yoke,
Lot # 486 - Northern Plains Girl's Beaded Canvas Yoke,
possibly Blackfeet. Charming motif of steep triangles resembling mountains against a blue sky. Triangles are cobalt, orange and greasy yellow against the blue ground. Yoke is bound in a dull green fabric and bordered with fringe; 7" high (w/o fringe) x 17" wide. > Item Details
Iroquois Beaded Pin Cushion,
Lot # 177 - Iroquois Beaded Pin Cushion,
wonderful flower-shape with velveteen front and "DEAR MOTHER" written in beads; 6.5" highx 6.5" wide. > Item Details
Plains Bows,
Lot # 285 - Plains Bows,
lot of 2 single curve bows. Inicludes one designed with faded blue painted zigzags and arrows, rope bowstring. Length: 33". AND one with sinew-wrapped grip and top, sinew bowstring, back carved with "X"s and arrow. Length: 36.5". > Item Details
Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
Lot # 17 - Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
lot of 7. All Washington (DC): G.P.O., small 4to in illustrated green cloth boards with gilt highlights. Includes 2nd Annual Report for 1880-81, publ 1883, 477 pp. PLUS 3rd Annual Report for 1881-82, publ. 1884, 606 pp. PLUS 17th Annual Report for 1895-96, Parts 1 and 2, both publ. 1898, 468 pp. an... > Item Details
Ojibwa Beaded Knife Sheath,
Lot # 211 - Ojibwa Beaded Knife Sheath,
with cotton back and beaded floral design on front in colors of blues, greens, and yellows against a white ground. Black cotton belt loop on back, 12" long. > Item Details
Plains Beaded Hide Fetish,
Lot # 600 - Plains Beaded Hide Fetish,
resembles a turtle and has beadwork in a checkered pattern in colors of light blue, red, and cobalt. Tail is long, wrapped with beads, and terminates in tin cones stuffed with red horsehair, body, length 4". > Item Details
Navajo Wedge-Weave Blanket,
Lot # 409 - Navajo Wedge-Weave Blanket,
ca 1880, woven of soft handspun wool in natural brown, aniline dyed orange and yellow-orange against a natural cream ground, exaggerated zigzag pattern, unique scalloped edges, three traditional corner ties. Technique is a tour- de-force; 76" long x 62" wide. > Item Details
Santee Sioux Beaded Bridle,
Lot # 518 - Santee Sioux Beaded Bridle,
circa 1890. Leather bridle with beaded cotton cover designed with oak leaves and acorns interspersed with geometric designs. Beaded hide medallions with blue ribbon center sewn at junction of head stall and brow band, blue snap beaded loop fringe on front edge of brow band. Hinged bit. Included is m... > Item Details
Bandelier, A.F. <i>Investigations Among the Indians of the Southwestern
Lot # 6 - Bandelier, A.F. Investigations Among the Indians of the Southwestern
United States, Carried on Mainly in the Years From 1880 to 1885. Parts I and II. Papers of the Archaeological Institute of America, American series III. Cambridge: John Wilson & Son Univ. Press, 1890 & 1892. 8vo, both parts bound as one in green cloth boards with detached original printed paper boar... > Item Details
Cabinet Card of Comanches,
Lot # 618 - Cabinet Card of Comanches,
early silver print cabinet card with imprint of "Irwin Mankins, Chickasha and Duncan, I.T." Wonderful active image of two women skinning a longhorn steer on the prairie. A large group of men and women who are both on foot and horseback watch. The women are being helped (ok, not) by two dogs. Penc... > Item Details
Arapaho Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 587 - Arapaho Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1895, with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of cobalt, greasy yellow, red, and pink on white background. Design consists of tiny triangles and hexagons that appear to resemble a face. This is an unusual design, length 10.75". > Item Details
University of Kentucky Archaeology Series,
Lot # 39 - University of Kentucky Archaeology Series,
lot of 2. Includes Funkhouser, W.D. and Webb, W.S. "Rock Shelters of Wolfe and Powell Counties, Kentucky." The University of Kentucky Reports in Archaeology and Anthropology, Vol. I, No. 4. Lexington: Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, Univ. of Ky., Dec. 1930. 8vo in printed heavy paper wra... > Item Details
Mexican Textiles,
Lot # 150 - Mexican Textiles,
lot of 3. Includes large blanket made of commercial wool woven in red, orange, browns, cream, and black against a blue ground in diamond-shaped Mexican motif. Tied knots on edges; 81.5" long x 52" wide; AND two miniature rugs made of wool woven in blue, red, brown, and red with large diamond in cent... > Item Details
Iroquois Split Ash Trunk,
Lot # 675 - Iroquois Split Ash Trunk,
ca early 20th century. Has a lid and is decorated with cut potato stamps in form of red hearts, length and width 12" x height 9". > Item Details
Plains Cree Beaded Velvet Rifle Scabbard,
Lot # 539 - Plains Cree Beaded Velvet Rifle Scabbard,
of smoked hide. Scabbard has three beaded black velvet strips; design consists of a stylized floral motif in colors of red, orange, coral, green, yellow, violet, translucent mauve, bright blue, white, and translucent. Marcasites add interest to flower centers and stems; 44.5" long. > Item Details
Nez Perce Mountain Sheep Horn Bowl,
Lot # 621 - Nez Perce Mountain Sheep Horn Bowl,
ca. 1800. Irregular oval shape with bottleneck type pouring spout at one end, length 10.2" x height 3" x width 6.5", wonderful rich brown patina. > Item Details
Tintypes of American Indians,
Lot # 619 - Tintypes of American Indians,
lot of 7. Includes 3.4" x 5" plate showing two Pawnee in studio, each with multi-necklaces, and blanket over arm; PLUS a 1.75" x 3" of a Pawnee child, seated wearing shell choker, hide leggings, beaded garters, and cotton shirt. Tintype has rose tinting in face and blue on leggings; PLUS a cdv size... > Item Details
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