Arts of the Americas
Hide, bead, tin
late 19th-early 20th century
5/16 x 1 5/8 x 9 13/16 in. (0.8 x 4.2 x 25.0 cm) (show scale)
Museum Expedition 1911, Museum Collection Fund
Knife sheath with red, and blue on white beaded designs on one side and white with blue design on the reverse side. There are three tin tinklers at the bottom point and a dangler with two tin tinklers on either side.
Sean Standing Bear thought this might possibly be an awl case although it is wider than most awl cases.
This item is not on view
Osage. Knife Sheath, late 19th-early 20th century. Hide, bead, tin, 5/16 x 1 5/8 x 9 13/16 in. (0.8 x 4.2 x 25.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1911, Museum Collection Fund, 11.694.9004. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.11.694.9004_view1.jpg)
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