Knife Case (uncertain)


Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 63-8-31
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Santee
Culture Area Great Plains Culture Area
Section American
Materials Deerskin | Fiber | Bead

Thin deerskin (?) lined inside with cloth, bound with purple ribbon; purple ribbon at top instead of thong. Beaded floral design on one side. Shape asymmetrical. Upper part; solid beaded panel sewn on top of front; multi-colored, floral-like designs on predominately yellow background; bottom edge has groups of 3 green beads and loops of white ones. Bottom 3/4; isolated floral designs in green, blue, red, white and yellow; sides; large loop of white beads. Upper part and top edged with white beads.

Length 24 cm
Width 10.4 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Robert Pemberton, 1963
Other Number L-260-31 - Old Loan Number

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