Three Native North American Beadwork Pouches

Three Native North American Beadwork Pouches
Buckskin, buffalo hide, glass beads
A. Size : 12 cm long, 9 cm wide – 4¾ ins long, 3½ ins wide
Circa 1880 – 1890
A Blackfoot or Crow, Montana buckskin pouch with beaded front panel
B. Circa 1885
A small hide pouch with red and white triangular panels of beads. Plains Cree
C. Size : 25.5 cm long, 7.5 cm wide – 10 ins long, 3 ins wide
Circa 1870
A plains buffalo hide warriors pigment bag, containing traces of red earth pigment used for painting the face and body. Lakota Sioux. A geometric design of blue, red and yellow glass beads. Three hide tassels tied with brass wire spirals.
C - sold
These two small bags ( A & B ) were most probably used by Shaman in which they would keep charms and amulets, herbs and medicinal plant material

Three Native North American Beadwork Pouches

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