Beaded hide Yankton Sioux figural tobacco pouch

Made by Ed Yellow Bird, Yankton Sioux

In the form of a bison calf's head ornamented with quilled streamers and tin cone bells, with hand-written tag identifying maker; together with a hide double pouch with geometric cut-outs backed with red and blue cloth, yellow dyed fringe.

L: 11 1/2 in.


Collection of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, Bensalem, Pennsylvania.
Estimate $600-1,000

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Sold for $1,875 (buyer's premium included)