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NA.102.142
Cheyenne | knife sheath | ho...
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NA.102.142 | 1890 | width: 2.875 in | Utensils and implements - Hunting. Beaded knife sheath - Front is completely beaded in lazy stitch with a horizontal and vertical bars design in yellow, red/white hearts and white in the top third; bottom two thirds consists of a center section banded in red/white hearts with green, navy blue, light blue, and yellow stripes and duplicating the shape of the sheath with the outer bands in yellow with large triangles in light blue bordered with navy blue and green bordered with red/white hearts and navy blue small rectangles between the triangles; 2 strips covered with purple and orange porcupine quills run from the upper corners of the sheath to join in the middle where they are tacked to the sheath and ended with tin cone danglers and purple horse hair; each side has 3 pair of tin cone danglers with 1 pair at the point; a leather strip is attached to each side at the top; back is plain rawhide. | na.102.142.JPG | na.102.142.jpg | rectangles | stripes | triangles | knife sheath | horse | tin | Beads | leather | quills | rawhide | hair | red/white hearts | Cheyenne

1.69.3114
knife sheath | thread | line...
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1.69.3114 | L: 4 in, width: 5 in, H: .25 in | Gift of Mr. Victor Alexander, Jr. | Cover for head knife. Semi-circular leather pocket, machine sewn around edg with heavy duty linen thread. The back piece of leather is larger and shaped to fit behind the knife's handle. Protects blade while knife is not in use. | 1.69.3114.JPG | knife sheath | thread | linen | leather

NA.102.181
Northern Plains | knife shea...
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NA.102.181 | ca. 1885 | L: 20 in, width: 3 in | In memory of Frank O. Horton and Henriette S. Horton | Utensils and Implements, Hunting. Knife sheath beaded on one side only with a white seed bead ground, dark blue stripes at the top, a dark blue stripe down each lower side, with dark blue rectangles with greasy yellow centers down the center. The long tab at the bottom is beaded with bars of yellow and blue on white. Hide backing and laces with greasy blue picot around the entire edge (some are missing). Five tin cones with red horsehair at top, middle and bottom tab. | na.102.181.jpg | rectangles | stripes | knife sheath | horsehair | Beads | tin cones | hide | Northern Plains

NA.102.235
Apache | Southwest | knife s...
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NA.102.235 | ca. 1880 | wide at widest point: 4 in, L: 12.25 in | The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe | Single piece of rawhide, folded over and cut into knife shape with elongated tab at top, then stitched up outside seam with 1/8"W strip of tanned hide along knife blade portion, and tied off in four (4) places on tab with hide strips hanging down for decoration. Hide strip looped at top center for carrying. Recto painted yellow overall with two (2) solid square crosses in dark color, and one (1) stepped box (pueblo?) on upper portion and red line across top edge and down the entire inside edge. Lower portion is delineated with a red line across top and running along outside edge; nine (9) blue or green ¼" W lines running diagonally to the left on the lower portion. Verso is plain rawhide. | na.102.235.jpg | knife sheath | pigments | tanned hide | rawhide | Apache | Southwest

NA.102.140
Western Plains | knife sheat...
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NA.102.140 | ca. 1940 | L: 11 in, width: 3.25 in | Utensils and implements - Hunting. Knife sheath - Rawhide; leather fringe along edge; front painted with red horse and purple buffalo, red and orange stripe along top and edge. | na.102.140.jpg | NA.102.140.JPG | Red | horse | purple | stripe | buffalo | knife sheath | leather | fringe | rawhide | Western Plains

1.69.3115
knife sheath | leather | thr...
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1.69.3115 | L: 4.125 in, width: 5 in, H: .25 in | Gift of Mr. Victor Alexander, Jr. | Cover for head knife. Semi-circular leather pocket, machine sewn around edge with heavy duty linen thread. The back piece of leather is larger and shaped to fit behind the knife's handle. Protects blade while knife is not in use. | 1.69.3115.JPG | knife sheath | leather | thread | linen

1.69.3116
knife sheath | leather | lin...
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1.69.3116 | L: 4.75 in, width: 5.5 in, H: .25 in | Gift of Mr. Victor Alexander, Jr. | Cover for head knife or small round knife. Semi-circular leather pocket, machine sewn around edge with heavy duty linen thread. The back piece of leather is larger and shaped to fit behind the knife's handle. Protects blade while knife is not in use. | 1.69.3116.JPG | knife sheath | leather | linen | thread

NA.102.111
Northern Plains | knife shea...
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NA.102.111 | ca. 1910 | L: 15.25 in, width: 3.75 in | Utensils and implements - Hunting. Knife sheath - rawhide; painted front in red with triangle at top in green, red and blue, on yellow ground; leather thong at bottom with one blue bead. | NA.102.111.JPG | na.102.111.jpg | triangle | knife sheath | rawhide | leather | paint | Northern Plains

1.69.3113
knife sheath | leather | lin...
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1.69.3113 | L: 4 in, width: 4 in, H: .25 in | Gift of Mr. Victor Alexander, Jr. | Cover for head knife. Semi-circular leather pocket, machine sewn around edge with heavy duty linen thread. The back piece is larger and shaped to fit behind the knife's handle. Protects blade while knife is not in use. | 1.69.3113.JPG | knife sheath | leather | linen | thread