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Cheyenne River Dakota sheath
Description Carrying sheath for pair of scissors. Made of hide and completely beaded in design on front of case and flap. Leather thong to hang up case on back and fringe trim on bottom. Pale blue beads form background, design is zigzag pattern of red beads. Gold inverted tri-angle on flap. Edged in green beads. Length 10". Sold to tourists, circa 1900, Dakota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 14 inches length
3 1/2 inches width
1/4 inches depth
Nomenclature Case (container)
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Made by Dakota Indians
Collected in Eagle Butte, Dewey County, South Dakota, United States
Collected in Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota, United States
Dakota Indians
Indian. Tools & Equipment. General Utility
Dates Creation: Approximately 1900
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 9859.14