Sioux Child's Beaded Buffalo Hide Pictorial Vest

thread and sinew-sewn; beaded using colors of cobalt, red white-heart, greasy yellow, pea green, and white; front of vest designed with two Thunderbirds and nesting blocks; reverse of vest has two large buffalo heads and American Flags
length 14.5 in. x chest 26 in.
fourth quarter 19th century


Seams of vest are mostly not attached.  Light bead loss at shoulder.  

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
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