Dakota beaded gun case
69.54.5, detail

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Description Dakota hide gun case circa 1860 collected by Colonel John G. Clark of the 50th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment at Fort Rice in Dakota Territory during the US-Dakota War. The case is beaded at the top and bottom in a diamond pattern in white, blue and yellow beads. A strip of red wool is sewn around the top and down the side seam. The case is fringed along the barrel and at the bottom. The attached strap has a red and white beaded design.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 72 inches length (case)
18 inches length (fringe)
Nomenclature Case (container)
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Collected by: Clark, Colonel John Garvin
Collected in Fort Rice, Morton County, North Dakota, United States
Made by Dakota Indians
Used by Dakota Indians
Used during U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
Fort Rice, Dakota Territory
Dakota Indians.
Indian. Armaments. Accessories
Dates Discovery: Not earlier than 04/1865 - Not later than 06/1866
(50th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment dates of service)
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 69.54.5

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