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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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1409763 (stock #167a)
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Iroquois Beaded Double Frame Whimsey with vintage cowboy postcards. Figurative beaded frame with birds and rabbit. Height 8 1/2 Inches, Width 7 1/2 inches From Niagara Falls area
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1920 item #1408283 (stock #0-k058b)
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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...
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 : 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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1398166 (stock #B000)
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Each with a hard parfleche soles, sinew sewn in dark blue, white, greasy yellow, and pink against a white lazy stitched ground. Showing a typical lightning pattern. c. 1890 Length 9 1/4" X Width 3 1/2"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1397829 (stock #B99)
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With a buffalo parfleche hard sole. Small seed bead. In pink, green, brown, and greasy yellow. Peco beaded black beads surrounding a red silk edging. c. 1860-70 Length 10 1/4" X Width 3 3/8"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1397000 (stock #0-k057b)
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Case mask painted black with green mark on forehead representing a snipe track and white moon symbols on cheeks, snout with teeth, wildcat skin ruff. Velvet shirt, white trousers. Carries a knife. Chaveyo may come at any time during the spring months if Hopi children are particularly bad. "The boogie man will get you if you don't watch out." Voth, 1901; Fewkes, 1903; Stephen, 1936; Nequatewa, 1948, p. 60. Provenance available. Chaveyo with half moon marks is from First Mesa...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1387336 (stock #0-ka000a2)
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A large katsina with a tabletta depicting ears of corn. The carver Wilson Tewaquaptewa(1871-1960), the last chief of Old Oraibi. He produced Kachina dolls which are a combination of many dolls and figments of his own imagination. He believed that you didn't carve actual Katsinas for the tourist market. His dolls are usually monochromatic in color (brown, ochre and white and black). He also uses a device of putting many dots in an area, to contrast with a solid area of color...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1383682 (stock #J005d)
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Navajo single stone Turquoise bracelet with a flat twisted wire design. ca. 1920-30, 1 1/2" the stone at the widest point, 1/2" the width at the end of the bracelet , 1" the back open space.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1377520 (stock #667774b)
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A Plains Cree beaded hide knife case and trade knife, c.1890, Case length 8 3/4", Beaded panel at the top 3 1/2" Width x 3" Height
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1377518 (stock #667774a)
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Rare Mandan knife case with dyed porcupine quills and tin cone suspensions. A trade knife is included. c. 1880-1890, Case length 9 1/2", Width 3 1/4"(at the widest point)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1376517 (stock #D008a)
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A matched pair of Sioux medicine cylinder parfleches, with red textile material, painted in yellow, red, blue, green c.1890, Large one: length 10 1/4", top diameter 3", bottom diameter 2", Small one: length 12 1/8", top diameter 3 7/8", bottom diameter 2 3/8"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1375748 (stock #0-k058c)
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Green case mask, mouth a beak or tube, blossoms and tufts of red hair for ears, band of red yarn across forehead. Douglas fir ruff. Kilt, wedding sash, fox skin, red Navajo-style moccasins. Body paint pink and yellow. Carries a rattle. Appears in regular katsina dance. Fewkes, 1903, Pl. XXXV, XXXVI, figures other Navajo Katsinas which have been taken from Navajo ceremonies and are said not to be Hopi. Fewkes, 1894, 1903; Earl and Kennard, 1938...