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Buffalo Bill Museum

Makers
Sioux 990
Descriptions
Beads 2617 sinew 620 buffalo 115 rawhide 1018
Names
knife case 52
Subjects
chevron 25 rose 29
Date:
ca. 1880
Dimensions:
L: 9.875 in, width: 2.875 in
Credit Line:
Museum purchase - Gift of Buffalo Bill Cody to Fanny K. Schloss; acquired from Frederick K. Schloss
Remarks:
Buffalo rawhide sheath, one side covered with buckskin fully lazy stitch beaded in alternating dark blue and clear rose triangles at top and stepped chevrons on bottom; all on turquoise background with turquoise bead trimmed stitches holding cover to sheath. Buckskin thong tied through upper back; all sinew sewn.
Accession Number:
1.69.2744

Not currently on display


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