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Cheyenne Beaded Tobacco Pouch with Quillwork c. 1880-90s, 11.5" x 8.5"

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Cheyenne Beaded Tobacco Pouch with Quillwork c. 1880-90s, 11.5" x 8.5"

  • C. 1880-90s
  • 11.5'' x 8.5''
  • $2,450.00
  • DW1227
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The beadwork is in very good condition; the bag is in good condition and has some spotting and wear. Note on pouch reads, "Presented to Major [unintelligible, might be Macbeth] by squaw of Big Nose". Other side of tag states "Tobacco Pouch, This pouch belonged to Chief Big Nose. He was a very prominent and much loved chief on the Reservation. He died about fifty years ago." Ex Forrest Fenn. Includes an old metal tag stamped FENN. Acquired from a private collection in New Mexico. Includes the Western Art and Architecture magazine, October/November 2018, which features and article on Forrest Fenn.