Gavels ‘N Paddles: Circa 1900 Sioux dress, $7,475, Allard Auctions

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Circa 1900 Sioux dress, $7,475, Allard Auctions

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by Ken Hall
A circa 1900 Sioux dentalium (tooth shell) and tradecloth dress that was featured on an episode of Antiques Roadshow prior to auction, sold for $7,475 at Big Spring Phoneix, an auction event held March 7-8 by Allard Auctions, Inc. (based in Saint Ignatius, Mont.) in Mesa, Ariz. (outside of Phoenix). Also, a woman’s outfit from the Shoshone plateau tribe of Wyoming, made circa 1960s, made $5,463; and a near-room size Navajo Crystal rug (or weaving), circa 1940s or ’50s, with geometric design, went for $4,025. Prices include a 15 percent buyer’s premium.
Gavels ‘N Paddles: Circa 1900 Sioux dress, $7,475, Allard Auctions