Western Great Lakes Fire Bag (Cree or Ojibwa), 16" overall

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Auction Name March in Montana 2019
Creator Name Bead work is excellent with the exception of one 1/2" area of loss on border. All but two beaded drops are missing on one side and a few missing on the other side. Bottom cloth fringe appears to be new. Blue trade wool shows severe mothing and some discoloration, as well as two larger holes where trade cloth underneath is visible White and red ribbon is tattered and torn in several areas. Condition is to be expected for artifact from 1850.
Lot Number 501
Condition Bead work is excellent with the exception of one 1/2" area of loss on border. All but two beaded drops are missing on one side and a few missing on the other side. Bottom cloth fringe appears to be new. Blue trade wool shows severe mothing and some discoloration, as well as two larger holes where trade cloth underneath is visible White and red ribbon is tattered and torn in several areas. Condition is to be expected for artifact from 1850.

Western Great Lakes Fire Bag (Cree or Ojibwa), 16" overall

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Western Great Lakes Fire Bag (Cree or Ojibwa) 16" overall including a 4" loom beaded panel and 2" beaded drops terminating in cloth fringe. 7.5" at widest point. Accented with red trade ribbon border on blue trade wool. Lined with patterned trade cloth. Pre 1850. $1,000-1,500
July 9th, 2019 6:00:33 PM