Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCKNFS1543

Category: Knife-Knife Case

Region: Plains

Tribe: Sioux - Eastern Sioux

Period: 1825-1850

Materials: Quills, buckskin, glass beads, sinew.

Description: One piece of native tanned buckskin make up the knife case. Red and white quills trim the outside from top to bottom and geometric, floral and human figures decorate the front. Soft buckskin fringe hangs from the top and bottom and eight white glass seed beads are used as spacers for the bottom slats.

Dimensions: Length without fringe 11.5 inches width 3.25 inches


Dick Pohrt Sr.


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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