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Crow Beaded Hide Knife Sheath

Auction:
2862B
Lot:
177
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2862B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 07, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Crow Beaded Hide Knife Sheath, c. last quarter 19th century, the rawhide form painted red and blue on the front and partially beaded in a multicolored sawtooth design, the green trade cloth edging with a line of white beads, brass tack detail, includes a period knife, lg. without beaded drop 11 1/2 in.
Estimate $3,000-4,000


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Keywords

Beadwork, Crow Nation, Great Sioux War, Plains tribes

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