Beaded belt

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Description A beaded chain belt, possibly Dakota, that was a gift to the donor's mother from a Dakota person at Fort Ripley, Minnesota, circa the late 19th or early 20th century. The belt is comprised of geometric beaded designs on a white bead background with three forked tassels at each end terminating in fabric balls.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 61 1/2 inches length
11/16 inches width
Nomenclature Belt (costume accessory)
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Subjects Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Given by Dakota Indians
Used in Fort Ripley, Crow Wing County, Minnesota, United States
Dakota Indians--Costume.
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bands and Belts
Dates Creation: Approximately 1875 - Approximately 1915

Use: 1934
(Date object was donated to the Minnesota Historical Society.)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 7332.1

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