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Woman's knife case

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One side ornamented with a geometric design, worked with strings of beads tacked by parallel lines of sewing about one centimeter apart. Design is blue, red and white on a green ground, further ornamented by a row of tassels near the top, composed of red feathers and metal, and a beaded thong.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Native North American (Sioux), about 1900

Object Place

United States


Overall: 48 x 16 x 3 cm (18 7/8 x 6 5/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Buckskin, beadwork


Textiles and Fashion Arts