Knife sheath - 2015.88.8_1_3K


Knife sheath

Maker: Probably Nakoda (Assiniboine)
Medium:Hide, beads
Geography: White Bear First Nations, Carlyle, Saskatchewan
Date: c. 1900-1910
23 x 7 cm
Object number: 2015.88.8
Credit Line: Gift of Jill Wellman in the name of Harold W. Pope
Not on view

Collected by Harold Walpole Pope (born 1900), when he was a boy of ten to twelve while at the summer cottage in the Carlyle, Saskatchewan area. It is believed that the material was made not long before, say c.1900 to 1910. Most probably the items came from the White Bear First Nations which is composed of Plains Cree, Plains Ojibway, Dakota and Assiniboine.

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