Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCHOL875

Category: Holster

Region: Plains

Tribe: Sioux

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Cloth, glass beads, rawhide, sinew, ivory, steel, leather.

Description: Rawhide inner holster is covered with cloth, which is beaded. A wide belt slip behind the gun case is leather, the outside parts of which are beaded and the bottom part is sinew stitched to the case. A 45 cal. Hopkins & Allen ivory gripped revolver is in the case.

Dimensions: Holster length 9 inches width 4 inches


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 35

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