Sioux Beaded and Quilled Rifle Scabbard, From the Collection of Robert Jerich, Illinois

thread and sinew-sewn on thick hide; both sides of scabbard are quilled and beaded; fringe hangs from lower seam and opening, length 44 in.
fourth quarter 19th century

Pictured in Who’s Who Indian Relics, Number 5 (1980: 147).

Provenance:ex Ralph Olson; From the Collection of Robert Jerich, Illinois

Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000
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