Native American (Shoshone) interpreter and guide on Meriwether Lewis's and William Clark's overland expedition, 1804-1806. An elaborate ensemble of 5 matched beaded articles, of European (Dutch?) manufacture, ca. 1800. Consisting of necklace (19½ x 7/8 in.), a wide sash or belt (25½ x 2 in.), two wide bracelets or sleeve circlets (each 6½ x 2 5/8 in.), and a narrow ribbon-like sash to be worn in the hair (44 1/8 x 1/2 in), each beaded in a rich floral pattern of pink roses and yellow and violas amid delicate leafy foliage, the edges of each piece with alternating row of small white beads (a few edge of these border beads missing in a 1/2 length on one side of belt and in two one-inch lengths of one bracelet). Professionally framed for protection. " /> [LEWIS & CLARK EXPEDITION]. SACAGAWEA ("Bird woman") (1788?-1812), <I>Native American (Shoshone) interpreter and guide on Meriwether Lewis's and William Clark's overland expedition, 1804-1806</I>. An elaborate ensemble of 5 matched beaded articles, of European (Dutch?) manufacture, ca. 1800. Consisting of necklace (19½ x 7/8 in.), a wide sash or belt (25½ x 2 in.), two wide bracelets or sleeve circlets (each 6½ x 2 5/8 in.), and a narrow ribbon-like sash to be worn in the hair (44 1/8 x 1/2 in), each beaded in a rich floral pattern of pink roses and yellow and violas amid delicate leafy foliage, the edges of each piece with alternating row of small white beads (a few edge of these border beads missing in a 1/2 length on one side of belt and in two one-inch lengths of one bracelet). Professionally framed for protection.</I> | Christie's