Beaded and embroidered leather bag

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Description A small leather pouch, possibly Dakota, decorated with embroidery in floral motif, circa the mid- to late 19th century. The opening is bound with green ribbon and bag is bound with purple ribbon. The outer seam features single row of netted glass seed bead fringe and pouch is lined with un-dyed cotton fabric.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 3 7/8 inches height
4 inches width
5 inches length (handle)
Nomenclature Pouch
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly) Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Henry Benjamin
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly) Minnesota, United States
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Miscellaneous
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 1504

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