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Loom-woven beaded arm bands with fringe
Description A pair of loom-woven beaded arm bands with multicolored glass seed beads in geometric design. Ends are bound with red wool tape with red and blue yarn fringe sewn on both ends. Possibly Dakota, Ojibwe or Ho Chunk.
Quantity 1 pair items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 13 1/2 inches length (A)
3 1/2 inches width (A)
10 1/2 inches length (A. fringe length)
13 1/4 inches length (B)
3 5/8 inches width (B)
11 inches length (B. fringe length)
Nomenclature Armlet
Creation Made by (possibly) Ho-Chunk Indians
Made by (possibly) Ojibwe Indians
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Bishop Henry Benjamin
Made by (possibly) Ho-Chunk Indians
Made by (possibly) Ojibwe Indians
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bands and Belts
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1860 - Not later than 1901

Credit Line Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 1846.A,B
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