Knife Case, ca.1885

  • Blackfeet, Native American

Rawhide, buffalo hide and glass beads

  • Framed: Overall: 15 3/8 × 5 × 1 inches (39.1 × 12.7 × 2.5 cm)

Gift of Karl Pohrt in honor of Richard and Marion Pohrt

2000.23

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Beading (edging pattern)
  • Beading (process)
  • Rawhide
  • Glass
  • Sheath

Provenance

2000-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Penney, David W., ART OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN FRONTIER (exhibition catalogue). The Detroit Institute of Arts, October 15, 1993-February 6, 1994, no. 139.

Rights Status

Blackfeet, Native American, Knife Case, ca.1885, rawhide, buffalo hide and glass beads. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Karl Pohrt in honor of Richard and Marion Pohrt, 2000.23.