8245

Crow,
circa 1870
 
hide with mixed media
20 ½ x 4 ¼ inches
8245
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A Classic Period (Pre-Reservation era) knife sheath. Constructed of Native tanned hide and partially beaded with blue, white and yellow trade beads. There is red trade cloth along the edge and the hide is rubbed in red ochre. Twoi hide drops are edge-beaded.

The Crow, or Apsáalooke, originally lived in the Great Lakes region in the Ohio Territory and moved westward settling in the Dakota, Montana and Wyoming territories including the Yellowstone River valley.

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