thread and sinew-sewn commercial leather, with beadwork in colors of rose, light blue, white, and dark blue; German silver button strung to hide thong, length 8.75 in.; AND a heavily sharpened steel knife with wood and pewter handle, length 9.5 in. fourth quarter 19th century
Provenance: From the Collection of John O. Behnken, (1950-2015) Georgia; Exhibited at the Booth Western Art Museum, Cartersville, Georgia
Leather with heavy polishing along sides; belt strap missing; crack in wood handle of knife.