Northern Plains Indian double-sided bead decorated knife sheath, Cheyenne or Sioux with a bone handled trade blade knife. Circa 1870's. Exceptional color palette with repeating hour glass design motifs that have been described in scholarly literature on American Indian art as a representation of "thunderbirds flying or flapping their wings." Excellent condition with minor bead loss, cracks and minor losses on bone handle of trade knife.
|Dealer||Brant Mackley Gallery|
|Origin||Northern Plains, United States|
|Artist/Maker||Cheyenne or Sioux|
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|Contact||Brant Mackley, 717-554-2176 or email@example.com|