C1880s PAIR NATIVE AMERICAN SIOUX INDIAN QUILL DECORATED HIDE GAUNTLETS / GLOVES
Item History and Pricing
|Tribal Affiliation: Sioux|
This outstanding Pair of Hide Gauntlets each measure approx. 15 1/2" long overall and 7” wide at the top of the quill decorated, extended cuff. The decoration on the cuffs feature a ...stunningly beautiful, floral design using red, pink, light blue, purple and white colored quills. There are small, cross designs on the back of the middle and third fingers of the Gloves as well as a double band of pink quills that completely encircle the wrist between the hand of the extended cuffs of the Gauntlets These wonderful, Santee Sioux Indian Gauntlets are made of a soft, brain tanned hide with rawhide fringed, applied cuffs. There is a band of blue silk that borders the upper edge of the cuffs and extend to form streamers. The Gauntlets are lined with an early, cotton trade cloth fabric.
The Gauntlets offered here are unconditionally guaranteed original and of the period. They are NOT reproductions or modern recreations but original Sioux Gauntlets crafted in the third quarter of the 19th century. The Gauntlets come with our “no questions asked” return privilege and our lifetime guarantee of authenticity. They are guaranteed to be deemed authentic, original and as described by any qualified third party authentication service.
This very rare and stunningly beautiful, Pair of ca1880’s Santee Sioux Indian Quilled Gauntlets are in very good condition. All of the hide elements are very well preserved – intact and sound – soft and supple with some surface soiling and some light surface wear from honest use. The quillwork is strikingly beautiful and generally very well preserved with some loss most notably at the wrist bands on the inner surface above the palms. All elements of the Gauntlets are original and there has been no repairs or restorations - they are 100% original and 100% beautiful.
These are among THE most beautiful and earliest Pair of Native American Gauntlets we have ever had the privilege to own and offer for sale and we are proud to offer them, as always without reserve and with the confidence that they will attract the serious attention that they justly deserve!!
A very rare and very beautiful, Pair of 1880’s, Larger Size, Native American Santee Sioux Indian Quill Decorated Hide Gauntlets and a fantastic addition to any collection!!!
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