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Knife Sheath

Object Number:45-15-930
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Oglala
Provenience: United States of America
South Dakota
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Date Made: 1800-1899
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:American
Materials:Rawhide
Buckskin
Bead
Length: 25 cm
Width: 7 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Rawhide covered with buckskin, fully beaded on both sides. The face is light blue ground, the upper part two pairs of tipis connected by diamond figure, red with white doors. Lower field has red and yellow diamonds and navy stars. Reverse has red ground, upper part divided green and yellow triangles, lower part converging green stripes, light blue stars and joined triangles.

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