Saturday, April 13, 2013

Cowan's Auction Item

Great Lakes Beaded Strap and Powder Horn with thread and sinew-sewn with black and white pony and seed beads outlining organically shaped blue wool which is appliqued to the red wool strap; ends of strap are bifurcated and detailed with a cross and remnants of hide fringe; strap edged and partially backed with beige cotton; powder horn decorated with brass tacks is tied to strap with hide thongs, length 31.5 in. x width 3.25 in.; length of powder horn 8.25 in., early 19th century.

Copy and photos from Cowan's Auctions.

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