Blackfoot Painted Buffalo Hide Parfleche Envelopes, Matched Pair

pair of envelopes with remnants of painted decorations in colors of blue, red, and yellow; sizes include, length 24 in. x width 14.5 in. and length 23 in. x width 13.5 in.
second half 19th century

Provenance:Collected in Heart Butte, MT


Hide has been wet and is stiff in areas.

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Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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