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PARFLECHE FLAT CASE

Wasco
Western Plateau

ca. 1870

hide, paint
length: 11"
width: 16"
overall length with fringe: 37"

Inventory # CP4311-129

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PROVENANCE

Sotheby Parke Bernet (ex collection Robert L.Ogle), March 20, 1973, lot 188
The Wellington Collection, Long Island, NY
Donald Ellis Gallery, Dundas, ON
Private Collection, Toronto, ON

PUBLISHED

Ewing, Douglas C. Pleasing the Spirits: A Catalogue of a Collection of American Indian Art. New York: Ghylen Press, 1982, pg. 90, pl. 15

EXHIBITED

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, "American Indian Art of Ritual and Warfare", November 16, 1982 - March 27, 1983

RELATED EXAMPLE

Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, Cat. No. 86520 - See: Torrence, Gaylord. The American Indian Parfleche: A Tradition of Abstract Painting. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1994, pg 240, pl. 121 for a Western Plateau flatcase collected by Fred Harvey at the Dalles, Washington, in 1905

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