Dakota beaded bag

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Description A red beaded bag made by Dakota woman Marguerite Metivier, circa 1860. The bag features blue and black glass beads in floral patterns on red field. On July 8, 1839, at age 10, Marguerite was baptized by Bishop Mathias Loras of Dubuque at Saint Peter's in Mendota. Baptism records indicate that she was "the daughter of a white man and a Sioux woman."
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 10 1/2 inches height
11 1/2 inches width
Nomenclature Bag (costume accessory)
Creation Made by: Godfrey, Marguerite Metivier
Made in Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Minnesota, United States
Made by Dakota Indians
Indians of North America--Mixed descent--Minnesota.
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Miscellaneous
Dates Creation: Approximately 1860
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 8576.2

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