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Lot 233, Auction 5/30/2017: 1920s Flathead Native American Indian Beaded Sash

North America, United States, Central States, Native American, Flathead Nation, ca. 1920 to 1930 CE. A very early and very fine textile sash embellished with glass beads on cloth in a wonderful floral pattern in shades of light and dark blue, yellow, green, brown and clear. Size: 47" L x 5-1/4" W (119.4 cm x 12.7 cm).113571

The Flathead Indian Reservation, located in western Montana on the Flathead River, is home to the Bitterroot Salish, Kootenai, and Pend d'Oreilles Tribes - also known as the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Nation. The reservation was created through the July 16, 1855.

Condition: Frayed at edges, missing a few edge beads, else quite excellent.

Provenance: Ex-Historia Antiques, Santa Monica, CA

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