Dakota beaded book cover

Titles Dakota beaded book cover
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)
Materials suede
glass (material)
Creation Made by: Sitting Earth
Made by: Dakota Indians
Subjects Used by: Swenson, Franck John
Used by: Swenson, Johanna Bohlig
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
Identifiers 1992.66.1 (Accession Number)

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