Lot 18    

Eskimo Model Kayak,
2005, American Indian Auction / Mar 10-11
sinew-sewn seal skin, stretched over wooden frame, with walrus ivory at both prows and ivory rigging, 23" long. Inked museum accession number 541.116.1 on underside.

Condition:  
One split in skin near prowl, VG-.
Sold: $180.00
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Navajo Samplers,
Lot # 131 - Navajo Samplers,
lot of 4, all hand-spun wool. Includes a rug with serrated diamond in dark and light brown with aniline red hourglass in center against a cream ground, Akron Art collection tag included, length 18.5" x width 17.5"; PLUS another sampler woven in black and cream with forked rectangular border and cen... > Item Details
Apache Beaded Pouches,
Lot # 171 - Apache Beaded Pouches,
lot of 2. Including a thread-sewn brain-tanned hide pouch with a lane of red and white beadwork bordering a central star design. Verso with red and white spoked circle, edge-beaded opening, short fringe on sides and drawstring closure, length 8.5" x width 5.5"; AND a thread-sewn hide pouch with bea... > Item Details
Hopi Baskets,
Lot # 437 - Hopi Baskets,
lot of 2. Includes a large upright coiled container with dyed fiber katsina designs and stepped zigzag border, height 10.25" x diameter 10"; AND a large plaque with hanger and butterfly maiden design in dyed yucca, diameter 13.75". Both baskets retain original labels. > Item Details
Plateau  Man's Beaded Vest with Trade Mirrors,
Lot # 417 - Plateau Man's Beaded Vest with Trade Mirrors,
thread-sewn beadwork in colors of black, pink, yellow, and dark green on a vibrant blue ground. On the front stylized floral motifs stand out against the blue; on back green star motifs stand out against blue medallions. Trade mirrors stitched to green corduroy back and sides. Cotton fabric used ... > Item Details
Northern Plains Beaded Umbilical Fetish,
Lot # 202 - Northern Plains Beaded Umbilical Fetish,
diamond-shaped and thread-sewn on hide in colors of light blues, pale yellow, red white heart, white, clear, pink, cobalt, deep purple, green, and faceted metal beads with deep purple beaded looped tassels on corners, backside half beaded, length 5" x width 1.75". Muslin cord sewn to fetish and wra... > Item Details
Sioux  Beaded Hide Belt Bag,
Lot # 246 - Sioux Beaded Hide Belt Bag,
salvaged from buffalo hide tipi bag, with fine fringe, sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of cobalt, red, turquoise, greasy yellow and white. Bead pattern forms "H" and "O" in centers of blocks. > Item Details
<i>Chof</i>, Antelope Katsina,
Lot # 514 - Chof, Antelope Katsina,
hand-carved and painted with white case mask, antelope horns on top and blossoms for ears, height w/o Plexiglas stand 12". Katsina retains tag marked "#81" indicating that it was part of the Mr. and Mrs. Albert T. Miller collection; they owned the Los Angeles gallery, "49 Steps." > Item Details
Mexican Double Saddle Blanket,
Lot # 137 - Mexican Double Saddle Blanket,
woven in black and cream against a red ground. Busy design of striped bands and terraced diamonds repeat over central stacked and stepped diamonds, twisted corner ties, length 61.5" x width 31.25". > Item Details
Kiowa German Silver Belt with Drop,
Lot # 615 - Kiowa German Silver Belt with Drop,
with conchas laced onto harness leather with strips of leather. Ultra-long drop terminates in hand-stamped triangular tip, length of belt 38.5" x width 1.75"; length of drop 39". Belt tapers to fit through 1.38" buckle. > Item Details
Hopi Mud Head  and  Wolf Katsina,
Lot # 529 - Hopi Mud Head and Wolf Katsina,
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Navajo Regional Weaving,
Lot # 141 - Navajo Regional Weaving,
tightly woven in a muted palette of mottled brown, dark brown, and cream with an elongated serrated hourglass in center flanked by with three serrated diamonds, four corner ties, length 74.25" x width 48". > Item Details
Zoomorphic Penobscot Root Stock Clubs,
Lot # 304 - Zoomorphic Penobscot Root Stock Clubs,
lot of 2, includes a club with moose head carved at root base, branches of roots form ears and horns with horns doubling as birds, fern imagery painted and chip-carved into shaft, base end with strip of bark, length 25"; AND a club with tips of roots painted crimson red attached to a gnarly base, tu... > Item Details
Navajo Regional Weaving,
Lot # 143 - Navajo Regional Weaving,
lazy-woven in colors of browns, blue, and beige, with a simple pattern of nested and serrated diamonds, length 71" x width 44". > Item Details
Group of Eskimo Utilitarian Items,
Lot # 23 - Group of Eskimo Utilitarian Items,
lot of 5. Includes a whale baculum or penile bone used as a club for killing animals in the Northwest Coast and Arctic regions, length 18.9"; PLUS a wooden Eskimo breast yoke with hooks for draglines, length 35"; PLUS a pair of hide Eskimo sunglasses with decorative slits over center of nose and la... > Item Details
Rio Grande/ Chimayo Germantown Whirling Log Weaving,
Lot # 533 - Rio Grande/ Chimayo Germantown Whirling Log Weaving,
finely woven in cream and black against a red ground. Central whorling log flanked on sides by eye-popping border of two rows of cream stacked diamonds separated with bifurcated lines and filled in with a strip of black, terminating at ends with whorling logs and black bands, knotted fringe, length... > Item Details
Tohono O'odham Baskets,
Lot # 63 - Tohono O'odham Baskets,
lot of 2. Includes an upright container with devil's claw zigzag motifs filled layered triangles, height 8.25" x diameter 8.25"; AND a shorter basket with devil's claw animals: three lizards, one deer, and a bird. All interspersed with "trees," height 5.5" x diameter 8.25". Both baskets retain the... > Item Details
Sioux Catlinite Pipe Bowl and Stem,
Lot # 685 - Sioux Catlinite Pipe Bowl and Stem,
"T-form" bowl with flattened bottom and beveled sides, length 4.5" x height 2.75". Stem carved of a marbled wood with soft curves separated with grooved rings, length 21.25". > Item Details
Group of Southwestern Silver and Turquoise Jewelry,
Lot # 161 - Group of Southwestern Silver and Turquoise Jewelry,
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Plains Child and Doll Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 187 - Plains Child and Doll Beaded Hide Moccasins,
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Southern Cheyenne Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 592 - Southern Cheyenne Beaded Hide Moccasins,
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