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Plains Group of Five Beaded Fetishes from the 20th Century

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Plains Group of Five Beaded Fetishes from the 20th Century

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  • C. 20th Century
  • $335.00
  • DW90282B-1118-008
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Dates vary. Details from left to right: 6" x 5" x 1". This beaded lizard fetish is in very good condition. The leather is stiff, but still slightly flexible. There is no bead loss. It is sinew sewn. 2" x 2". This little blue lizard is in very good condition. It has a whirling log design on it's back. The beads are sinew and cotton sewn. The leather is soft. 2" x 2". This little red lizard is in very good condition. There is no bead loss. It is cotton sewn. The leather is slightly stiff. 5.5" x 2.75" x 1". This fetish is in very good condition. The leather is soft. There is no bead loss. The leather loop is stiff. On the under side of the fetish, there is an area that has been cut and sewn together in the same fashion as the edge of the fetish; it is very possible that this could an umbilical cord fetish, but without opening it we cannot be certain. 3.25" x 4.75" x 1.25". This buffalo fetish is in very good condition. It is cotton sewn. The leather is soft. On the under side of the fetish, there is an area that has been cut and sewn together in the same fashion as the edge of the fetish; it is very possible that this could an umbilical cord fetish, but without opening it we cannot be certain.Acquired from a private collection in Arizona. The owner has collected over the last 30 years.