Dakota beaded knife sheath

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Description A Dakota, possibly Yankton, beaded knife sheath dating to the last quarter of the 19th century. Two beaded tassels are attached to the sheath's bottom; one tassel ends in metal cones. A string ending in metal cones connects the sheath's sides on either side of its opening. The reverse side of the sheath is undecorated save for a few rows of blue beads near the opening.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 9 inches height
2 3/4 inches width
6 inches length (tassel)
Nomenclature Sheath (case)
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Made by (possibly) Yankton Indians
Subjects Made by Dakota Indians
Made by (possibly) Yankton Indians
Indian. Armaments. Accessories
Dates Creation: Approximately 1890
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 6301.4

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