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Sioux Beaded Buffalo Hide Knife Case, From the James B. Scoville Collection

sinew-sewn and beaded using colors of red white-heart, greasy yellow, light blue, translucent green, and Charlotte-cut cobalt; long, thin hide fringe is wrapped with purple and white quills and finished with tin cones filled with purple dyed horsehair; rawhide lined, overall length 26 in., length of case 10.5 in.
fourth quarter 19th century

Provenance:

Henry Drogemuller
Howard Lindquist, IL
James Scoville, IL

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000
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