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Beaded belt
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
Dates Creation: Approximately 1875 - Approximately 1915
Date unknown
Use: Not later than 1934
donation date
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 7332.1