Dakota beaded hide gun case

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Titles Dakota beaded hide gun case
Description Beaded Dakota hide gun case 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 has a geometric pattern at the top with fringe below. The body of the case depicts two antlered animals. The bottom is fringed with metal tinkles interspersed. The case bears a white sticker with "McBrien" written on it.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 60 inches length
7 inches width
Nomenclature case (container)
Materials hide (collagenous material)
glass (material)
Creation Made by: Oceti Sakowin
Made by: Dakota Indians
Subjects Collected by: Clark, John Garvin
Collected in: Fort Rice, Morton County, North Dakota, United States
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 69.54.8 (Accession Number)

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