January 10, 2019 12:00 PM EST Cincinnati
Ends January 21, 2019


Anishinaabe Loom-Beaded Sash, Collected by Reverend Elmer Ellsworth Higley (b. 1867)

woven using glass beads of greasy yellow, dark blue, pink, pea green, and rose; braided wool yarn tassels finish with elongated, beaded drops; some with human figures; tassels finished with pompoms; overall length 64 in., panel length 29.5 in.
late 19th century

Reverend Elmer Ellsworth Higley, was a minister, published author and lecturer during the early 1900's.  He traveled the west at that time, on behalf of the Board of Homes Missions for the Methodist Church.

Provenance:Collected by Reverend Elmer Ellsworth Higley (b. 1867) and descended through the family


One braided tassel missing pompom; three braided tassels missing beaded strip.

Estimate: $300 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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