Dakota flag motif quillwork pipe bag
1848, front
1848, back

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Description A Dakota deer-hide bag decorated with porcupine quill-work, with the central motif of an American flag, circa the early 20th century or earlier.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 15 1/4 inches length (bag length not including fringe)
7 inches width (at widest point)
6 1/4 inches length (average fringe length)
4 1/2 inches length (handle length)
Nomenclature Bag (generic container)
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Subjects Presented by: Crooks, George W.
Presented by: Crooks, Alice T. Boyd
Received by: Whipple, Evangeline Marrs Simpson
Collected by: Whipple, Bishop Henry Benjamin
Made by Dakota Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Used in Birch Coulee, Renville County, Minnesota, United States
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Pipe & Tobacco
Dates Use: Not later than 1908
(Attached note: "Presented to Mrs. Evangeline Whipple by George and Alice Crooks, on visit to Birch Coulee, Oct. 1908.")
Credit Line Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1848

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