Item Number: FCKNFS1806
Category: Knife-Knife Case
Materials: Cotton, buckskin, dyed quills, tin cones, blue wool, glass beads, wood, brass beads.
Description: Buckskin front with quilled geometric designs and both sides trimmed with black, red and yellow beads. The back is cotton cloth with two quilled geometric designs. A Thin wooden slat fits inside the case to protect the soft backing when a knife is inserted. Three long, quilled leather thongs hang from the bottom, each trimmed with a brass bead and two tin cones that are stuffed with blue wool. Blue beads trim the mouth and a quilled carrying strap and two quilled decorations adorn the top.
Dimensions: Length of case 9 inches
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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