A Kiowa painted buffalo robe
Lot 4324
A Kiowa painted buffalo robe
Sold for US$ 23,750 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Kiowa painted buffalo robe
Fleshed on one side, the reverse with thick hair remaining, painted with a central emblematic composition of feather motifs resembling a bird or other animal of some kind, enclosed by a pentagonal outer frame of serrated bands, in red, blue, blue-green and yellow pigments.
length 80in, width 70in

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Found at an East Coast country auction with the design covered by cloth lining, having been used as a sleigh blanket.
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