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Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)
USA; Montana


Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)
USA; Montana

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  • Culture/People:

    Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)

  • Object name:

    Lance scabbard

  • Date created:

    circa 1890

  • Place:

    Montana; USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Cow rawhide, hide, wool cloth, glass bead/beads, paint, hide thong/babiche, wool yarn, brass bell/bells, human hair, cotton thread

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, overlay beadwork, lazy/lane stitch beadwork, strung, wrapped, painted, fringed

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of western artist Joseph Henry Sharp (1859-1953); sold to Grace Nicholson (1877-1948, California basket collector and dealer) at an unknown date; purchased by George Heye/MAI from Miss Nicholson in 1916.

  • Dimensions:

    115 x 20 cm

  • Catalog number:



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