Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCKNFS43

Category: Knife-Knife Case

Region: Plains

Tribe: Sioux

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Native tanned leather, buckskin, wood, sinew, glass beads.

Description: Rawhide inner panel that has a sinew sewn beaded buckskin cover. Belt slots on the back appear to have not been used. A buckskin loop holds a grooved wooden belt stay.

Dimensions: Length 9.5 inches width 2.75 inches


Arnold Chernoff


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 25

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