Item Number: FCKNFS711
Category: Knife-Knife Case
Materials: Rawhide, copper, buckskin.
Description: One piece of rawhide is bent around to form the sheath, which is held in shape by nine large copper rivets. It is painted red and has a diamond shaped belt cut-out. A thick piece of rawhide wraps the mouth and is held in place by buckskin ties. Buckskin thongs lace the outside.
Dimensions: Length 13 inches width 5 inches
Was purchased by Dick Phort Sr. from Strong at Ft. Belnap in 1931 for
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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