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Dakota "possibles" bag
1847, front
1847, back

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Description A Dakota leather "possibles" bag with top flap closure and decorated with glass seed beads and metal cones with red dyed horsehair inserts, circa the early 20th century or earlier. An inscription on the top flap, written by hand in ink, reads: "Presented to Mrs Whipple / by Tamaza-win /Birch Coulee June 1902 / Grandmother / of Rev. Henry / Whipple St. Clair."
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 7 inches height
8 3/4 inches width
4 1/4 inches length handle length
Nomenclature Bag (generic container)
Creation Made in Birch Coulee, Renville County, Minnesota, United States
Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Given by: Timasa-Win
Received by: Whipple, Evangeline Marrs Simpson
Collected by: Whipple, Bishop Henry Benjamin
Made in Birch Coulee, Renville County, Minnesota, United States
Made by Dakota Indians
Indian. Containers & Holders. Storing
Dates Use: Not later than 06/1902
Presented to Mrs Whipple/ by Tamaza-win /Birch Coulee 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
ID Number 1847
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