Northern Plains Beaded and Quilled Hide Belt Set, possibly Hidatsa, c. last quarter 19th century, geometric beadwork with quilled rawhide slats and tin cone and horsehair danglers; a buffalo hide knife sheath, two paint bags in the form of miniature pipe bags, and a flap pouch with dentalium and horsehair danglers all with similar decoration hang from the belt, (some quill loss and fading), lg. of belt 51, knife sheath lg. 10 1/4 in.
Provenance: Deaccessioned from a Western museum; Ex Barry Goldwater collection.
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