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Knife Sheath

Object Number:45-15-938
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Plains Indian
Provenience: Great Plains (Plain)
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Rawhide
Buckskin
Bead
Quill
Length: 33.2 cm
Width: 6 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Rawhide covered with buckskin, face solidly beaded. Design on the top consists of two red triangles edged with green blocks. The lower section is decorated with three diagonal red bards, light blue ground. Bead wrapped buckskin pendants from each end of quilled suspension thong and point, a cartridge attached. A little quilling on buckskin thongs.

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