Osage. <em>Knife Sheath</em>, 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)

Knife Sheath


Medium: Hide, bead, tin

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th-early 20th century

Dimensions: 5/16 x 1 5/8 x 9 13/16 in. (0.8 x 4.2 x 25.0 cm)


Accession Number: 11.694.9004

Image: CUR.11.694.9004_view1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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.

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