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Dakota beaded hide gun case
69.54.7, detail
Description Dakota 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 is made of hide and beaded around the top in a diamond pattern. Below is a zigzag pattern with triangles at the bottom of the points. The case is fringed around both ends. The broken strap has a beaded triangle design at each end.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 52 inches length
6 inches width
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 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 dates of service
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 69.54.7