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Beaded pincushion

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Description A square pincushion, possibly Dakota, made of cream wool and stuffed with natural fibers featuring multicolored spot-stitched glass seed bead-work in floral motif on face and loop bead edging along seam, circa the mid- to late 19th century.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 6 1/2 inches length
6 1/2 inches width
2 1/2 inches depth
Nomenclature Pincushion
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly) Minnesota, United States
Subjects Presented by: Hart (Heart), Esther Walker St. Clair
Received by: Whipple, Evangeline Marrs Simpson
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly) Minnesota, United States
Household. Needlework. Sewing. Pincushions
Indian. Tools & Equipment. Decoration & Weaving
Dates Discovery: Approximately 1860 - Approximately 1901

Credit Line Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1970

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