Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCKNFS1408

Category: Knife-Knife Case

Region: Plains

Tribe: Sioux - Hidatsa

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Steel, quills, buckskin, tin cones, horse tail.

Description: Case if fully quilled on the front and buckskin on the back with quilled carrying strap and soft fringe down the curved side. A single quilled drop holds two tin cones with horse tail tips. The homemade knife has a wooden handle with two large copper rivets.

Dimensions: Length 10 inches plus carrying strap and fringe


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 24

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