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PARFLECHE ENVELOPE

Kutenai
Western Plateau

ca. 1880

hide, paint
length: 13 ½"
width: 8 ¼" 

Inventory # CP4311-88

Please contact the gallery for more information.


PROVENANCE

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

PUBLISHED

Miles, Charles. Indian and Eskimo Artifacts of North America. New York: Bonanza Books, pg. 126, pl. 478 and pg. 66, pl. 217

RELATED EXAMPLES

American Museum of Natural History, Cat. No. 50/1364 - See: Torrence, Gaylord. The American Indian Parfleche: A Tradition of Abstract Painting. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1994, pg. 193, pl. 86, for a full-size example collected by Alfred L. Kroeber ca. 1900

Field Museum of Natural History, Cat. No. 51849 - See: Ibid, pg. 191, pl. 84, for a pair of envelopes

Donald Ellis Gallery, 2017, for a Kutenai fringed flatcase

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