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Dakota beaded ball
Description A Dakota beaded ball, circa 1890. The grapefruit-sized ball is divided into four color sections by dark blue beads. Sections of beads include red, light blue, pink with blue, yellow, and green patterns. There is a pink cord coming out of the ball. Collected at either the Lower Brule Reservation, Lower Brule, South Dakota or the Crow Creek Reservation, Fort Thompson, South Dakota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 4 inches diameter
Nomenclature Balls for sports
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Made by Dakota Indians
Used by Dakota Indians
Used in Lower Brule Reservation, Lyman County, South Dakota, United States
Used in Crow Creek Reservation, South Dakota, United States
Used in Minnesota, United States
Dakota Indians--Beadwork
Indian. Recreation. Games. Traditional
Dates Creation: Exactly 1890
Restrictions Through curatorial review and/or additional consultation with American Indian elders, spiritual leaders, tribal officers or lineal descendants, this item has been determined to be culturally sensitive. As advised by the Minnesota Historical Society Indian Advisory Committee on April 20, 2012, the Minnesota Historical Society will not display images of culturally sensitive items on the public database.
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 9492.6