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PAIR OF PARFLECHE ENVELOPES

Southern Cheyenne
Central Plains

ca. 1900

hide, paint
length: 26 ½"
width: 14 ½" 

Inventory # CP4311-166

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PROVENANCE

Canfield Gallery, Santa Fe, NM (2004)
Private Collection, Toronto, ON

RELATED EXAMPLES

Donald Ellis Gallery catalogue, 2012, pg. 99, pl. 39 (sold for $60,000 USD in 2013), painted by the same hand as subject Pair of Parfleche Envelopes

Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody Wyoming, with matching case in the Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL, Cat. No. 97117 - See: Torrence, Gaylord. The American Indian Parfleche: A Tradition of Abstract Painting. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1994, pg 114, pl. 28

Ibid, pg. 111, pl. 25, for a pair of Cheyenne parfleche envelopes (Private Collection)

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