bag with horn measure. Includes knife with built in buffalo hide
sheath attached to the bag strap. Follow the link above for more
(w/o strap): 9"
About the artist:
Utah native, Shawn Webster grew up with a deep interest
in American Indians and the history of America. At age 19 he began
his current career of creating contemporary art based on the culture
of the North American Indian, specifically the art form of quillwork.
Nearly a lost art among the today's natives, working with porcupine
quills to adorn buckskin items is a centuries old art developed
in America by Woodland Indians. The artform is still carried on
today due to a resurgence of interest among artists and collectors,
both Indian and non-Indian.
Using natural materials, (porcupine quills, sinew,
natural dyes, and brain tanned buckskin) indigenous to the time
period, Shawn Webster creates one of a kind masterpieces in this
unique medium. His art is collected internationally by collectors
and historical institutions. In addition to his expertise with the
art of quillwork, Shawn's interest in American history has led him
to do extensive research of the western fur trade era of the early
1800s which has resulted in his writing articles for various publications
and publishing a book on the clothing of the mountain man. His knowledge
of the history of the period and the clothing of the fur trappers
has also resulted in his modeling for several nationally known historical