University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 45-15-915B
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Piegan
Blackfeet
Provenience: Montana
Culture Area: Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Leather
Pigment
Bead
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Knife: long straight blade. Handle carved bone, broken and repaired by rawhide wrapping. Sheath, leather painted red, beaded series of triangles, light and dark blue, white, yellow, pink and green. Edge is ripped (has lost its belt thong and trailers shown in sketch.)


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