Lot 512
Property from a Maryland Estate

Two Native American Beaded Hide Bags and Two Beaded Hide Cradle Fetishes
Last Half 20th Century
The bags, probably Iroquois, each in multicolored beads, the first worked on one side with a faun and doe in a flowering landscape with double hide string handles; the second, worked on each side with flowers against a brown felt ground on red cloth with blue and clear beaded fringe; the third and fourth, Sioux cradle fetishes in multicolored beads in the form of a turtle with hide strings attached to its feet and tail; and a lizard with hide and brass bells attached to its feet and tail.
Larger bag: 12 x 11-1/2 in (30.5 x 29.2 cm); Length of larger fetish: 8 in (20.3 cm)
Estimate $400-600

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Sold for $325