Dakota sewing bag

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Description A Dakota leather envelope bag, lane-stitch decorated with yellow, pink and blue, glass seed beads, circa the early 20th century. The top corners feature metal cones with remains of orange dyed horsehair inserts. An inscription inside the bag, written by hand in ink, reads: "Presented to Mrs. Whipple/ June 1902/ by Nagiyuhewin/ Mrs. Moore."
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 8 1/2 inches height
11 7/8 inches width
7 5/8 inches length (top opening)
Nomenclature Envelope bag
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Subjects Received by: Whipple, Evangeline Marrs Simpson
Presented by: Moore, Mrs.
Collected by: Whipple, Henry Benjamin
Made by Dakota Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Miscellaneous
Indian. Containers & Holders. Storing
Dates Use: Not later than 06/1902
(Presented to Mrs. Whipple by Nagiyuhewin (Mrs. Moore), 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 1876

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