Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCBTS713

Category: Belt

Region: Plains

Tribe: Kiowa

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Harness leather, brass, stainless steel, iron, stone, rawhide.

Description: Leather belt covered with large and small brass tacks. A stainless steel and brass "shield" decorates the center. A tacked case contains a knife with a rawhide grip. A fire steel and bag containing a honing stone are tied on.

Dimensions: Length 33 inches


Fred Harvey


Mails, Thomas E., The Mystic Warriors of the Plains, Doubleday and Company, Garden City, 1972, pp 462
Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 78

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