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Rifle case

Assiniboine (Stoney) rifle case
ca. 1890
Saskatchewan, Canada
Deer hide, glass beads
101 x 5.5 cm
Edward Borein Collection

Finely made gun cases were decorated with beadwork and long fringe by several Plains groups. The exchange of artistic ideas across the Plains can be seen in the beaded panels on this Assiniboine case, which are stylistically Lakota.

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