Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCKNFS725

Category: Knife-Knife Case

Region: Plains

Tribe: Cree - Plains Cree or Métis

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Rawhide, glass beads, sinew, iron, bone, buckskin.

Description: Rawhide sheath with beaded designs front and back. Four rows of jewelry beads hang on buckskin drops along the outside. A knife with a bone handle occupies the sheath.

Dimensions: Length 8.25 inches width 1.75 inches


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 26

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