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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Menominee 3 Wisconsin 3
Descriptions
blackened deer hide metal 3340 vegetal fibers steel 2355 pipestone 12 glass beads 689 tin cones 81 porcupine quills 146
Names
sheath 14 knife 137
Subjects
Native American 158 Menominee Wisconsin knife 8 weapon
Date:
ca. 1830
Dimensions:
knife length: 14 in, width: 2 in, Diameter: 3.5 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:
Knife (a): Porcupine quill work on both pieces. Knife is oxidized but good condition otherwise. Pommel of knife is carved pipestone as a human head with scalplock. Three quill wrapped pieces attached to the top of the head. Sheath (b): Blackened deer skin, quillwok, beads ans tassels are all intact. Excellent condition.
Accession Number:
NA.102.210

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