Dakota beaded knife sheath
|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.
|Format||Content Category: artifacts
|Measurements||15 inches length
3 inches width
1/4 inch depth
Used in Stanley County, South Dakota, United States
Used by Dakota Indians
Used in Fort Bennett
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|