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Side Fringe Parfleche

Comanche or Lipan Apache
Southern Plains

ca. 1850

buffalo hide, paint
width: 11 ½” 
length: 33˝ incl. fringe

Inventory # P3874

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acquired by the Diker Collection, now at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY


PROVENANCE

The Charles Derby collection, Northhampton, MA

PUBLISHED

Eye of The Angel, Wooley, Northampton, White StarPress, 1990, pg. 70, pl. 13

RELATED EXAMPLES

The British Museum, Wellcome Collection - See: Torrence, Gaylord. The American Indian Parfleche: A Tradition of Abstract Painting. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1994, pg. 150, pl. 52 and Coe, Ralph T. Sacred Circles: Two Thousand Years of North American Indian Art. Kansas City: Nelson Gallery of Art, 1977, pg. 218, pl. 626, for an example collected in 1873 among the Lipan Apache

American Museum of Natural History, No. 50.2/4340 - See: Torrence, Gaylord. The American Indian Parfleche: A Tradition of Abstract Painting. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1994, pg. 148, pl. 51

National Museum of the American Indian. No. 12/7565 - See: Ibid, pg. 151, pl. 53