Plains Tribes - comparative collection
main color field dark green edged around sheath in yellow. Green field divided into separate unit 1/3 down from opening by dark blue band. This top unit has two stepped triangles in light blue w/dark interior and red edging that meet tip to tip a/red crossbar between. Bottom section has stepped triangles around blade edge (curved) of sheath; two light blue and red and 1 yellow and red. Partially beaded leather tassle off tip. Blade edge of sheath has green looped beaded strand along length, top opening has dark blue beaded edging. Leather loop at top.
UNL Curatorial Comments:
from Carlos Boyes collection; Boyes lived w/Indians in Wisconsin and Minnesota prior to 1865.
University of Nebraska State Museum, Lincoln, Nebraska
Year of Coll/Manuf:
leather, glass beads,
Barbara B. Steele
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