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Object Name Sheath
Catalog Number UNNUMBERED-208
Date 1850-1930
Material(s) Leather/Silk/Tin/Glass
Dimensions H-11.25 W-3 inches
Description This is a leather knife sheath with multi-colored beading in a floral design across the front. It has gray and black silk trim along the edges, which are lined with a series of blue beaded fringe with tin cone attachments. The backside is lined with white leather, has a loops for attaching at the belt, and the opening has a blue beaded trim. The interior is lined with white leather.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Knives
Native Americans
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS