• Culture/People:

    Sicangu Lakota (Brulé Sioux)

  • Object name:

    "Green River" knife and sheath

  • Date created:

    circa 1880

  • Place:

    South Dakota; USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Metal knife, hide, glass bead/beads, metal cones

  • Techniques:

    Beaded, stitched

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Stephen Jewett (1844-1916, Faribault, Minnesota); acquired by George Heye in 1907.

  • Dimensions:

    55 x 8 x 3 cm

  • Catalog number:



    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the Lakota exhibit in the "Our Universes" gallery on the 4th floor

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