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Lance scabbard  (Hunting/Fishing/Warfare: Warfare)  "circa 1890"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1880-1900

Materials:

Cow rawhide, hide, wool cloth, glass bead/beads, paint, hide thong/babiche, wool yarn, brass bell/bells, human hair, cotton thread

Techniques:

Sewn, overlay beadwork, lazy/lane stitch beadwork, strung, wrapped, painted, fringed

Dimensions:

115 x 20 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Apsaalooke (Crow/Absaroke), Native Americans, North America, Northern Plains, Plains

State:

Montana

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of western artist Joseph Henry Sharp (1859-1953); sold to Grace Nicholson (1877-1948, California basket collector and dealer) at an unknown date; purchased by George Heye/MAI from Miss Nicholson in 1916.

Source ID:

NMAI_65740

Catalog Number:

6/1034

Album Name:

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