Plains Indian Beaded Gauntlets - Circa 1890, These were made to be used. After 1870, there were settlers in the west and a market for the Indians to sell their crafts. You can see the way things were made once they were selling the items to white people. These gloves are lined with a softer trade cloth which probibly sold well. They have a beautiful design that is conservative so they could sell them at a reasonable price. They are classic a very nice.
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