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Dakota beaded scissor case
Description Small Dakota beaded sheath for a scissors or knife collected from the Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota, circa 1900. Two edges are fringed, and the handle is edged with multicolor beads. Either side of the sheath has a quillwork design with red quills. This object was probably made as a tourist item at the turn of the 20th century.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 3.25 inches length
2 inches width
Nomenclature Sheath (case)
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
Teton Indians--Commerce
Indian. Armaments. Accessories
Dates Creation: Approximately 1900
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 9859.12