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Knife Sheath

Object Number:45-15-937
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Plains Indian
Provenience: Great Plains (Plain)
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Parfleche
Glass
Tin
Quill
Wood
Length: 24.5 cm
Width: 6 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Parfleche with the face solidly beaded. The top is red, light blue, green and black on white ground. The lower part has a slender spike beaded yellow and black, three diagonal compound bands in red, black and pink. Tinklers below cuff, pendant of quilled buckskin thongs with tinklers.

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