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Knife Sheath

Object Number:45-15-929
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sioux (uncertain)
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Rawhide
Buckskin
Bead
Tin
Length: 25 cm
Width: 7 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Rawhide knife sheath, with buckskin cover, fully beaded on both sides. Face design: navy and yellow triangles on light blue ground. Reverse: yellow ground bordered by navy. Upper part decorated with star and four red doors bordered by navy, lower field with three inverted V's of small navy blocks. Tinklers at field margin on each side.

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