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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1419901 (stock #140)
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A Beaded Maliseet Baby Cap in red wool with a metallic design border (c.1890) 6"H X 6".5W in excellent used condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1920 item #1413661 (stock #0-k054a)
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White face mask with triangular hachured ares or red spots on cheeks. Chin painted with lines radiating from the mouth, and each triangle so made is painted with a different color. Elaborate tableta. Costume may be a white, embroidered ceremonial robe and a kilt worn like a blouse, or a black dress and a amiden's shawl. The feet are usually bare and painted yellow. Fewkes, 1903; Stephen, 1936; Earl and Kennard, 1938. C.1920-1930 height: 14 3/4" Width: 3 1/2"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1940 item #1413263 (stock #0-k055b)
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White or green case mask with cow horns on top, red hair, cow ears or flower ears, and cow-like snout. Douglas fir ruff. Kilt, sash, fox skin, and red moccasins. Body paint can be any color to resemble that of a cow. Carries rattle and bow and arrows. Appears in ordinary Kachina dances. Said to be a Zuni kachina that first appeared at Oraibi in 1911, but known at First Mesa at the time Fewkes was there. Fewkes, 1903. Height: 12 1/2" Width: 4" at the shoulder
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1900 item #1413261 (stock #0-k055a)
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A rare secular version of a Hopi Chief or Priest with traditional hair style, wearing a necklace and jaclas Height: 8" Width: 2 1/2" Remnants from the Hopi Villages Label on the back of the blue kilt. Mounted on what appears to be a Keams Canyon Black Base.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1900 item #1412498 (stock #0-k056d)
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This Katsina has bug eyes, snout, orange ears, circles on the case mask, circles on the chest, unknown doll. Possibly an animal. C. 1930 Height: 10 1/2" Widest Width: 4"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1900 item #1412496 (stock #0-k056c)
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White or green case mask with cow horns on top, red hair, cow ears or flower ears. and cow-like snout. Douglas fir ruff, Kilt, sash, fox skin, and red moccasins. Body paint can be any color to resemble that of a cow. Carries rattle and bow and arrows. Appears in ordinary kachina dances. Said to be a Zuni kachina that first appeared at Oraibi in 1911, but known at First Mesa at the time Fewkes was there. Fewkes,1903 Height: 10" Widest Width: 2 1/2" C. 1920
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A plains Cree Beaded Hide Pouch with hide suspensions with the pictorial elements of a bird, flowers and leaves. C. 1900 Height: 13" including the fringe Width: 5"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1410502
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A rare Arapahoe beaded Strike-A-lite with christian crosses from Ghost Dance period. C. 1890 4 1/2" length 3 1/2" Width at the widest point
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Blankets : Pre 1910 item #1409772 (stock #0-ka0a2)
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Navajo Regional Rug from the crystal area. C.1900-1910 Height 32 Inches, Width 67 inches Both Sides Excellent vintage condition
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1940 item #1408286 (stock #0-k058d)
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Two types of masks: At First Mesa, a white case mask with beak, owl wings in place of ears. At Second and Third Mesas. a case mask covered with rabbit fur, "horns" of jackrabbit tails, beak. Fox skin ruff. Kilt, sash, fox skin, buckskin over back. White body paint. Carries a bow and a yucca whip. Appears in Mixed Kachina Dance, or in an ordinary kachina dance where he spies on the clowns. At First Mesa, he takes part in the Bean Dance and in the Water Serpent Ceremony. Fewkes, 1903; Stephen, 19...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1920 item #1408283 (stock #0-k056b)
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Angwusnasomtapq or Tumas Crow Mother Green case mask with crow wings on the side. Fox skin ruff. She wears a woman's dress and ceremonial robe with green moccasins. At Oraibi she carries a yucca whip. at Second Mesa a tray of corn. The Crow Mother is mother of the Hu Kachinas and appears in the Bean Dance. By some Hopis she is considered to be the mother of all the kachinas. Her Hopi name translated means "Man with Crow Wings Tied to." Fewkes, 1894, 1903; Stephen, 1936; Earl and Kennard, 19...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1401083 (stock #B97)
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Length 10in. fourth quarter 19th century C. 1880-90 Provenance: ex Joe Rivera Collection; ex Eric Sandler Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1401079 (stock #ka-028)
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Jimmmie Koots(James Koots, Jimmy Koots, James Kootshongsie, James Kotshongsi, [2nd] Jimmy K., James Danaqyumptewa), 1916-1996, Hotevilla, Third Mesa, Arizona Hopi polychrome Katsina doll Koshare or clown katsina. c.1940-50, Height 7" X Width across the shoulders 2 7/8"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1400870 (stock #NWC001a)
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Kwakiutl Wood mask, mid 19th century, Height 9 1/2" X Width 7 1/4", Provenance: Victor Justice Evans(1865-1931), Deaccessioned Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Trade : Pre 1920 item #1400176 (stock #FH001)
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A deck of antique Fred Harvey "Souvenir Playing Cards - The Great Southwest" circa 1911-1912. Full deck (52 cards plus a Joker and a Map). Each card displays a different photograph, including destinations, places, and native people of the Southwest. The back of each card shows a scene of Indians on horseback. Golden-edged cards. Almost mint Condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1398605 (stock #B100)
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A pair of early 19th century beaded deer hide moccasins. Seed beads, deer skin, clear beads, silk ribbon. The moccasins are probably from Niagara Falls area. c. 1830-40 Length 9" Provenance: Owned by Thomas Wistar (1798-1876) a Quaker, who was commissioned by President Grant to arrange treaties with Indian tribes. His papers are in the collection of Haverford College. Sale 1262 Lot 167, Freeman's Auction House in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on November 18, 2006.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1398171 (stock #117)
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Sioux Beaded Hide Child's Moccasins on hide with green trade cloth decoration. Excellent condition. The inner soles are buffalo painted parfleches. c.1900 Length 4 3/4" X Width 2 1/4"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1398167 (stock #B005)
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c. 1890. Exceptionally large pair of men's buffalo hide moccasins with metal-faceted beads. Excellent condition, supple hide. Calico cloth around the top edges. Approximately 11" in length. Provenance: Collected in 1918 in the Edina, Minnesota area.