The sheath measures approximately 9" long and and 2 1/2" wide at the widest point. The wooden knife insert measures approximately 10 1/8" long and approximately 1 3/4" wide. The sheath with insert weighs approximately 2.1 ounces. The sheath appears to be made of fabric with animal skin on the back.
We are not experts, but the sheath appears to be Cree. The vintage beadwork is in very good condition with the exception of one area under the light pink flower where the beading is loose. The fabric has a hole on the front near the tip and some small holes on the back.
The animal skin is also coming loose on the back of the sheath. Please see photos for more information regarding condition.
The wooden insert shows wear. This is a beautiful antique beaded Native American knife sheath with a wooden insert. The item "Beautiful Antique Beaded Native American 9 Knife Sheath" is in sale since Friday, September 30, 2016. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Native American". The seller is "sculpt101" and is located in Kensington, Maryland.This item can be shipped worldwide.