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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Cheyenne 264
Descriptions
horse 292 tin 353 Beads 2617 leather 2024 quills 403 rawhide 1018 hair 424 red/white hearts 133
Names
knife sheath 9
Subjects
rectangles 50 stripes 197 triangles 289
Date:
1890
Dimensions:
width: 2.875 in
Remarks:
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.
Accession Number:
NA.102.142

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