Sioux Beaded Hide Knife Sheath

thread and sinew-sewn; rawhide lined; beaded using colors of light blue, cobalt, red white-heart, greasy yellow, pink, and translucent green; hide thongs are wrapped with red, cream, and blue quills, length of sheath, 9.5 in.; with a wood handled knife, length 12 in.
fourth quarter 19th century

Included is an enlarged copy of a photograph showing the knife sheath in Greene's collection.

Provenance:Ex Howard B. Greene (1910-1995) Collection, Florida


Missing a few tin cones; light bead loss along edge.

Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500
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