|Description||Two beaded fragments with leather fringe wrapped with porcupine quills and tin jingle cones, possibly Dakota, circa the 1860s or earlier. Both pieces feature blue and red beaded centerpieces; the larger is outlined with white beads. The fragments were collected during the 1862 U.S.-Dakota War by Captain Charles J. Stees of the 6th Minnesota Infantry Regiment, Company G, at Wild Goose-Nest Lake, Dakota Territory.
|Format||Content Category: artifacts
|Measurements||6 inches length (large beaded fragment)
1 1/2 inches width (large beaded fragment)
1 1/2 inches diameter (large beaded fragment)
|Creation||Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Captured by: Stees, Captain Charles J.
United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 6th (1862-1865), Company G
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Wild Goose Lake, Minnesota, United States
U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
Devil's Lake, Ramsey County, North Dakota, United States
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Adornment
|Dates||Discovery: 1862 - 1863
|Restrictions||Through curatorial review and/or additional consultation with American Indian elders, spiritual leaders, tribal officers or lineal descendants, this item has been determined to be culturally sensitive. As advised by the Minnesota Historical Society Indian Advisory Committee on April 20, 2012, the Minnesota Historical Society will not display images of culturally sensitive items on the public database.|
|Holding Type||3D Objects|