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Dakota beaded knife sheath
Description Dakota leather knife sheath has a beaded striped cuff, a beaded curved edge, and designs of an inverted "U" on a stem. The bottom of the cuff has a row of fringe and metal tinkle cones. 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 9 1/2 inches length
2 3/4 inches width
3 1/2 inches length fringe
Nomenclature Sheath (case)
Subjects Collected by: Clark, Colonel John Garvin
Used 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
Credit Line From the Collection of the Minnesota Historical Society
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 69.54.12