Dakota beadwork bag

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Description A Dakota beadwork bag has a front pattern of "X" and "C" shapes on a white bead background on the front, circa the late 19th century. The flap is beaded using white and red and has a string hanging from the top that is wrapped with reddish pink porcupine quill. The edges of the bag are trimmed with red, yellow and dark blue beads. The pouch is from either the Crow Creek Reservation or the Lower Brule Indian Agency, South Dakota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 17 inches length
3 1/2 inches width
1 inch depth
Nomenclature Pouch
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Made by Dakota Indians
Used in (possibly) Lower Brule Reservation, South Dakota, United States
Used in (possibly) Crow Creek Reservation, South Dakota, United States
Used in Minnesota, United States
Dakota Indians--Costume
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Miscellaneous
Dates Creation: Approximately 1890
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 9492.13

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