Up for auction, fresh from the Ian Tait Collection, is this original native beaded bag that is Ojibwa, circa 1930-50 It is beautifully beaded on both sides with a tulip on one side and a floral motif on the other. It also has two tassels on each side and a tassel on each end for a total of 6 tassels. Small beadwork loops hold the tassels in place. The hide is a little miscoloured with age. It has a draw string and is in just superb condtion. It is 7 1/4" in height by 4 1/4" in width. A great piece to add to any First Nations collection. Probably should be in a museum.THE IAN TAIT COLLECTION Ian Tait was born in Granby in 1947 and grew up in the Eastern Townships of Quebec. A prominent member of the local academic community, Tait was well-respected among both the students and professors at Champlain regional college in Lennoxville, Quebec where he taught. Ian traveled extensively and among his wide-ranging interest were First Nations peoples. He passed away April 21, 2005, at the age of 57 in Sherbrooke, Quebec. His collection is just coming on the market now. I will slowly be listing items from his estate as I finish researching them. SEE MORE NATIVE ITEMS FROM THIS ESTATE OVER THE NEXT MONTH. INTERNATIONAL BIDDERS ARE WELCOME BUT WILL PAY THE EXACT COST OF SHIPPING. THE AMOUNT QUOTED IN THIS LISTING IS JUST AN ESTIMATE. PLEASE EMAIL ME WITH YOUR POSTAL CODE IN CANADA OR YOUR COUNTRY FOR A QUOTE VIA CANADA POST WITH MY VENTURE ONE DISCOUNT. NO HANDLIANG FEES.
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