Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCKNFS125

Category: Knife-Knife Case

Region: Plains

Tribe: Crow

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Rawhide, brass, red ocher, glass beads, sinew.

Description: One piece rawhide sheath with a double cuff around the mouth. The glass beads are sinew sewn. Brass tacks decorate the top and bottom of the cuff and around the outside of the sheath. Red ocher covers the non-beaded areas.

Dimensions: Length 12.25 inches width 4 inches


Joseph Henry Sharp collection to Alois Liebert.


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 26

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