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Dakota beaded book cover

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Description Brown suede book cover made by Sitting Earth (Dakota), and used by Johanna Bohlig and Franck John Swenson of Chaska, Minnesota. Exterior has a cross-shaped Morning Star rendered in red and green beads at center, framed by brown, orange and red beads in a geometric motif. The edges and inside flaps are also trimmed with beads. Inside is a tag with "#40 / Brn book / cover / made by / Sitting / Earth" handwritten in ink.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 20.7 centimeters height
32 centimeters width open
Nomenclature Cover (gathered matter component)
Creation Made by: Sitting Earth
Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Used by: Swenson, Franck John
Used by: Swenson, Johanna Bohlig
Made by Dakota Indians
Used in Chaska, Carver County, Minnesota, United States
Dakota Indians
Immigration and settlement
Indian. Building Furnishings. Household Accessories
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1860 - Not later than 1890

Credit Line From the Collection of the Minnesota Historical Society
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 1992.66.1
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