Plains knife sheath

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Titles Plains knife sheath
Description A Plains leather knife sheath circa the late 19th century or early 20th century. The sheath has beadwork decoration on one side and a loom-woven beadwork strap. The sheath beadwork is stitched in a geometric pattern and has blue, yellow and green glass seed beads, sewn with what is probably sinew.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 24.7 centimeters length (sheath)
6.5 centimeters width (sheath)
69 centimeters length (strap)
2.2 centimeters width (strap)
39 centimeters length (tassel)
Nomenclature sheath (case)
Materials leather
bead (pierced object)
Creation Made by: Plains Indians
Made in: United States
Subjects Used by: Plains Indians
Used in: United States
Indians of North America.
Indian. Armaments. Accessories
Dates Creation: 1870 - 1910
Notes Forms part of Jeannette O. and Harry D. Ayer Ojibwe Collection.

Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections, The Harry and Jeannette Ayer Collection.
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 10000.1226 (Accession Number)

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