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Dakota beaded knife sheath
Description Yankton Dakota beaded knife sheath. 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. It dates to the last quarter of the 19th century.
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
Subjects Made by Dakota Indians
Indian. Armaments. Accessories
Dates Creation: Approximately 1890
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 6301.4