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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Plains 566
Descriptions
tanned hide 570 sinew 620
Names
rifle scabbard
Date:
1870-1890
Dimensions:
L: 43.5 in, width: 3 in
Credit Line:
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
Remarks:
Two pieces of tanned hide, formed to create a long tube and seamed on center horizontal line with sinew, and on one long side. Wider at top to fit a rifle. Top edge is pinked Bottom is gathered and sewn, with remnants of hide tassel at bottom. Hide strip sewn to center, for an attachment piece. No decoration.
Accession Number:
NA.102.251

Not currently on display


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