Northern Plains Beaded Hide Knife Sheath with Knife

sinew-sewn and beaded using colors of medium blue, red white-heart, greasy yellow, and white; recycled painted parfleche slats are wrapped with white and purple quills; long hide fringe with a single brass bead, hangs from lower edge; rawhide lined, length of case, 9.75 in., overall length 26 in.
fourth quarter 19th century

Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500


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