Woman's knife case
Native American, Crow
Object Place: Montana?, United States
Overall: 62.5 x 11 x 1.5 cm (24 5/8 x 4 5/16 x 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Bernard and Barbara Stern Shapiro Gallery (Gallery 231)
Red leather ornamented on one side with a geometric design worked with strings of red, blue, white, green and yellow beads.
About 1884/1885, acquired in Wyoming by Rev. Herbert Elijah Probert (b. 1856 - d. 1913), Damariscotta, ME; 1887, gift of Herbert Probert to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 20, 1887)
NOTE: Rev. Probert served as the first Minister of Religion in the Wyoming Territory.
Gift of Reverend Herbert Probert