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 Creation: Approximately 1860 - Approximately 1901
(Date range based on time Bishop Whipple spent in Minnesota working for various government commissions for Indian Affairs)
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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