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Dakota beaded hide gun case
Description Dakota gun case 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. The case was collected by Colonel John G. Clark of the 50th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment at Fort Rice in Dakota Territory during the US-Dakota War.
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
Made by Dakota Indians
Used during U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
Collected in Fort Rice, Morton County, North Dakota, United States
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