Sioux Beaded Hide Knife Sheath with W. Greaves and Sons Knife, From the James B. Scoville Collection

thread and sinew-sewn; beaded in colors of red white-heart, pea green, greasy yellow, cobalt, light blue, and white; tiny tin cones are sewn along edges; recycled parfleche back, length of sheath 8 in.; heavily re-sharpened steel knife marked W. Greaves and Sons; bone handle, overall length 8 in.
fourth quarter 19th century

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000
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