Item Number: FCBTS714
Materials: Leather, glass beads, buckskin, metal, bone, brass, wood, iron, horn, cloth, pewter, mirror.
Description: Utility belt made from a leather bullet holder. Several accoutrements tied on include; (1) a pouch with two horn containers that hold bullets and cloth tender; (2) a pouch holds an iron awl with an incised wooden haft; (3) a beaded amulet; (4) a pewter inlaid knife in a leather case; (5) a mirror; (6) a beaded Strike-a-Light bag that contains a flint, a fire steel, and a clothe tender; (7) an awl case with two bone awls that are tied together with a cotton string; (8) a small Strike-a-Light bag with a fire steel. Two brass rings serve as a buckle. An old tag attached says "belonged to Chief White Man Indian Territory, 1892 Kiowa.
Dimensions: Length 36 inches
Chief White Man
Mails, Thomas E., The Mystic Warriors of the Plains, Doubleday and Company, Garden City, 1972, pp 463
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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