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PARFLECHE ELLIPTICAL CASE

Sioux
Northern Plains

ca. 1880

hide, paint
length: 11"
width: 4 ½"

Inventory # CP4311-89

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PROVENANCE

Ex. Mike Maxwell Collection, Santa Fe, NM
Morningstar Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Donald Ellis Gallery, Dundas, ON
Private collection, Toronto, ON (1994)

RELATED EXAMPLES

Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution, Cat. No. 14/3398 - See: Torrence, Gaylord. The American Indian Parfleche: A Tradition of Abstract Painting. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1994, pg. 102. pl. 19, for a full-size Sioux elliptical container collected among the Blackfeet

Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution, Cat. No. 18/1965 - See: Ibid, pg. 101, pl. 18 for another full-size elliptical case collected from the Santee Sioux

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