On offer is a lot composed by. KNIFE obtained from trades between French and East Coast Native Nations (probably Iroquois), with metal blade (probably steely iron), handle in wood - period around first of 1800. Dating back to the end of 1800, enterely made with porcupine quills dyed with natural pigments and interweaved on a leather basis.
All sewn by animal tendons. Mazing quill work, very refined and worn, as you can see in the close up pictures. The final part is decorated with porcupine quills, metal tin cones and h.The laces also made of brain tanned deer hide, at the junction with the sheath have been decorated with braided quills. The basis is made of deer leather, should be more recent, and replaced an older one, as it was common for very old and worn sheaths like this. Sheath: cm 31 (with horsehair tufts) x 5 / inches 9" x 2". Knife: 25 x 2,5 / 10 x 1. The item "Plains indians knife and sheath with very fine quill worlk- Native American" is in sale since Monday, May 22, 2017.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Native American". The seller is "magellan9" and is located in Borgatello. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.