Teton Sioux Beaded and Quilled Hide War Shirt

thread and sinew-sewn thick, softly tanned elk hide; with hide panels sewn to arms, chest, back, and bib which are beaded using colors of red white-heart, dark blue, greasy yellow, pea green, white, and faceted brass; locks of hair wrapped with orange quillwork embellish panels; hide with traces of yellow pigment, length 33.25 in. x chest 46 in.
ca 1900

Provenance:Purchased from David Cook Galleries, Denver, Colorado

Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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