Lot 271    

Fort Berthhold Quilled War Shirt
2009, American Indian & Western Art , September 11
thread and sinew-sewn hide with three brightly quilled strips in blue, red, white, and yellow attached to sleeves, and wrap from chest to back; long fringe flows from arms and chest and augmented with hide wrapped cotton cords topped with red wool and finished with soft black fur; inside of shirt with red pigment, length 31" x chest 42".
late 19th century


Condition:  
Light quill loss.
Sold: $22,325.00
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