Oglala, Lakota, Sioux. <em>Knife Sheath, Part of War Outfit</em>, late 19th-early 20th century. Rawhide, pigment, beads, nails, 13 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (34.3 x 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 26.788. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 26.788_PS1.jpg)

Knife Sheath, Part of War Outfit

Artist:Oglala, Lakota, SiouxCrow

Medium: Rawhide, pigment, beads, nails

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th-early 20th century

Dimensions: 13 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (34.3 x 11.4 cm)



Accession Number: 26.788

Image: 26.788_PS1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Sheath for a large knife of rawhide partly painted red with beaded decoration in white, orchid, blues, red and yellow. The sheath is also studded with a few nails along the edge. A triangle is cut out from the hide on one side. This is part of the group purchased as belonging to Red Cloud.

Brooklyn Museum