University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:70-9-154
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: Great Plains (Plain)
Culture Area: Great Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Leather
Bead
Quill
Rawhide
Length: 26 cm
Width: 8 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970
Other Number:NA1779 - Collector Number

Description

Beaded, leather. Long, rectangular shape. Painted rawhide and quillwork tassles decorate the bottom edge. Rawhide handle attached to the top. Geometric designs on one side of the scabbard, plain leather on the other side. Colors of the beads are basically light blue, and red, with some white, yellow, and navy.


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