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Three Plains Beaded Hide Knife Sheaths

Auction:
2074
Lot:
172
Sold for:
$1,840$1,600

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Auction:
Sale #2074 - 2074
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
September 15, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Three Plains Beaded Hide Knife Sheaths, c. 19th century, two Central Plains sheaths with hard liners and typical polychrome geometric devices on a white ground, the third a Plains Cree sheath with short fringe down one side, one remaining knife, (all further stiffened from water damage), lg. 10 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

typical polychrome geometric devices, Cree language, Knife