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Knife and sheath  (Personal items)  "circa 1880"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1870-1890

Materials:

Hide, iron blade, animal bone, glass bead/beads, metal rivets

Techniques:

Carved, riveted, sewn, overlay beadwork, edge beaded

Dimensions:

41.4 x 11 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Native Americans, Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet), North America, Northern Plains, Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan), Plains

City:

Browning, Blackfeet Reservation

County:

Glacier County

State:

Montana

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collected before 1923 by anthropologist William (Willem) Wildschut (1883-1955) during fieldwork sponsored by MAI.

Source ID:

NMAI_126135

Catalog Number:

11/7037

Album Name:

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