Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCTEL1407

Category: Case - Telescope

Region: Plains

Tribe: Crow

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Buckskin, glass beads, brass buttons, sinew, brass, glass lenses

Description: Four pieces of buckskin are floral beaded and stitched together to form the cylinder case, which has a buckskin stop on one end and is open at the other. Fringe decorated with brass buttons is attached to both ends. The four piece draw-telescope pulls to a length of fifteen inches.

Dimensions: Length 6.5 inches width 1.5 inches


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 28

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