Dakota beaded leather bag

Collections items are not for sale. A photo reproduction can be purchased.

Description A Dakota leather drawstring pouch, spot-stitch decorated with glass seed beads in floral design, circa the early 20th century or earlier. The opening edges are scalloped and the bag features leather fringe along outer seam. Slip inside reads "Mrs. H.B. Whipple from Hannah Wells."
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 5.5 inches height
3 7/8 inches width
1 inch length (fringe, average)
Nomenclature Pouch
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Subjects Presented by: Wells, Hannah
Received by: Whipple, Mrs. Henry Benjamin
Collected by: Whipple, Henry Benjamin
Made by Dakota Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Miscellaneous
Dates Use: Not later than 1902
(Presented to Mrs. Whipple, June 1902.)
Credit Line Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1875

Add Comment Here:

Name: (required)

E-mail: (required)


I agree to the Terms of Use (required)

If you are a person leave these fields blank.