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Dakota beaded knife sheath

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Description A Dakota beaded knife sheath from Fort Bennett, South Dakota, circa the last quarter of the 19th century. It has a lane-stitched geometric pattern in yellow, dark blue, green and white beads on leather, with a leather strap and a yellow and blue beaded leather tassel at the bottom tip.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 15 inches length
3 inches width
1/4 inch depth
Nomenclature Sheath (case)
Subjects Used in Stanley County, South Dakota, United States
Used by Dakota Indians
Used in Fort Bennett
Dakota Indians.
Indian. Armaments. Accessories
Dates Creation: Approximately 1878 - Approximately 1889
Per research on Major J.C. Ferguson in preparation for rotation installations in the Minnesota Territory exhibit 2/2007.
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2659.E259

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