Philip Keith

Medicine Pouch

Arapaho, Sioux or Crow Nation

Northern Plains, North America

25 x 8cm

DESCRIPTION

Beautifully decorated in two shades of blue beads on a white ground with an hourglass motif. The fringe is partially wound with red and white quillwork with bead border and hung with deer dew claws, a practice that was discontinued in the 20th Century by the Lakota and other plains tribes.

CONDITION

excellent

Provenance

UK collection

DATE

19th C.

Dimensions

25 x 8cm

PRICE

GBP £

£

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