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    A SIOUX BEADED AND QUILLED HIDE RIFLE SCABBARD
    c. 1885

    decorated on each end with a panel of beadwork enclosing elongated triangles and small cross motifs, sinew sewn and lane-stitched in yellow, green, blue, and white-heart red beads against a light blue beaded ground, the central panel embellished with natural porcupine quillwork, trimmed overall with long hide fringe and red wool trade cloth

    Length: 44 inches, excluding fringe




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    Auction Dates
    June, 2008
    14th Saturday
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