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Dakota pipe bag
69.54.14, front
69.54.14. back

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Description A long Dakota tobacco pouch with linear rolled bead trim on the top edge and along one side, circa the early 1860s. The leather is plain for several inches below the rim. A three inch wide band of beadwork located below the plain leather on one side.The other side has a band of dyed quillwork in a scalloped pattern of red, yellow and blue. Sewn below these bands is a section of vertical split hide strips wrapped with dyed quillwork to form a central diamond pattern. The bottom has a strip of 20 inch long leather fringe with metal jingle cones attached. A quill wrapped thong closure is sewn to the top. The pouch was collected by Col. John G. Clark while stationed at Fort Rice, Dakota Territory.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 40 1/2 inches length
6 inches width
Nomenclature Pouch
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
Fort Rice, Dakota Territory
U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
Dakota Indians--Rites and ceremonies.
Dakota Indians--Religion and mythology.
Dakota Indians--Social life and customs.
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Pipe & Tobacco
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1860 - Not later than 1865

Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 69.54.14
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