19th Century Buffalo Hide Scrapper

Item: 1202

Origin: Plains Indian
Date: Likely mid 19th century

Media: Elk antler

Dimensions: 14″ x 4.5″

Description: This large scrapper has an amazing patina to it. It is very smooth and shiny from use.  It is heavy and commands a strong presence. These scrappers were made by and used by the women in the tribe to process the buffalo and elk hides.  There are twelve tally marks which I imagine is related to the hide count.

Condition:  Condition is excellent with aged wear expected.

Price: 1100

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