Probably Sioux. <em>Knife Sheath</em>, 1875–1900. Hide, beads, brass, 11 3/4 in. (29.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund, 50.67.39. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.50.67.39_view1.jpg)

Knife Sheath


Medium: Hide, beads, brass

Geograhical Locations:


Dimensions: 11 3/4 in. (29.8 cm)



Accession Number: 50.67.39

Image: CUR.50.67.39_view1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Beaded knife sheath. Central Plains beadwork but Sioux knife sheath form. The little side danglers with edge beadwork are often done in Oklahoma area. The bell is a nice touch and it therefore the object may have been part of a person's regalia.

Brooklyn Museum