Sioux Bone Hairpipe Breastplate, From the James B. Scoville Collection

two rows of bone hairpipes are threaded through leather spacers using hide thongs; central row of brass beads; circular mirror and engraved mother-of-pearl medallion are attached; a handwritten collection tag reads: Sioux Breast Plate from the Wounded Knee battlefield. Picked up by a member of the 7th Cav. Dec. 29th, 1890./ E194 Sioux-Hunkpapa 1890 period. length 13.75 in. x width 8 in.
late 19th century


Floyd Schultz, Kansas
Lathrop (Pat) Reed, Kansas
Kenneth Canfield, Missouri
James Scoville, Illinois

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
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