Lot 292

Montana Crow Fully Floral Beaded Flat Bag

Estimate: $300 - $600

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $5
$50 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$25,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
This is a nice fully top beaded flat bag from the Montana Crow Native American Indians dating to the late-1900's. The flat bag has a round medium to large shape constructed of Indian tanned hide with denim clothe lining and is covered in glass trade seed and pony beads. The beadwork has a large floral effigy at the center surrounded by a linear pattern with a white background and colors of iridescent purple, greasy blue white heart, corn yellow, red, orange, green, medium green, sky padre blue, royal blue, iridescent, black, and semi-transparent green. The shoulder strap has a fancy beaded edge with metal concho tab. The bottom edge has seed beaded fringe with cowrie or cowry shells at the ends. The top has a velcro strap. Measures 31"L by 10.5"W.