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Object Name Sheath
Date ca. 1890
Description Parfleche knife sheath. Parfleche cut in shape of knife with tab at top. Painted in geometrics in red, blue and yellow. Tin adornments attached by leather strap near the top.
Material parfleche hide, tin
Dimensions W-3.75 L-10.5 inches
Culture Sioux
Location Found/Collected Yankton, South Dakota
Collection Blue Cloud Abbey-American Indian Culture Research Center Collection
Catalog Number 21.2013.15.0084