Knife Sheath


From: Great Plains (Plain)

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 45-15-936
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Plains Indian
Provenience Great Plains (Plain)
Culture Area Great Plains Culture Area
Section American
Materials Rawhide | Bead | Tin

Rawhide knife sheath, face solidly beaded. Top design red diamond with four triangles joined at their apeces. Lower part with five units: small blue and yellow block with triangle at each corner. Light blue ground, pendant of two bead wrapped thongs ending in tinklers. Twisted buckskin suspension cord.

Length 24.5 cm
Width 6.6 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

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