University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 45-15-915A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Piegan
Blackfeet
Provenience: Montana
Culture Area: Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Metal
Bone
Rawhide
Length: 27cm
Width: 9.5cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Knife: long straight blade. Handle carved bone, broken and repaired by rawhide wrapping. Sheath, leather painted red, beaded series of triangles, light and dark blue, white, yellow, pink and green. Edge is ripped (has lost its belt thong and trailers shown in sketch.)


Current & Past Exhibitions:

American Indian Life 1776-1976 ( Dec 1976 - 1978)View Objects in Exhibition
Plains Gallery ( Apr 1986 - Jun 1999)View Objects in Exhibition

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