Item Number: WC8708558
Category: Case - Gun Case
Tribe: Plateau - Nez Percé, Cayuse or Bannock
Period: 1875-1900 - ca. 1875
Materials: Native tanned elk (?) hide; multi-colored glass seed beads; red wool trade cloth; sinew sewn.
Description: Soft tanned hide gun case is decorated with long fringe at the muzzle end and short fringe at the butt end. Both areas also have bead decorated panels: an hourglass form in blue and navy blue against a yellow and pink background decorates the muzzle end and beaded bands in blue and white alternating with red cloth decorate the butt end.
Dimensions: Length 38.5 inches 98 cm.
Lessard Collection- SD 571
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.
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