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Dakota beaded knife sheath

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Description A Dakota knife sheath circa 1900 collected from the Crow Creek or Lower Brule reservation in South Dakota. The sheath consists of a leather pouch with geometric pattern beadwork entirely covering the front side. Glass bead colors include medium blue, red-orange, yellow and dark blue.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 9 inches length
3 inches width
1/2 inch depth
Nomenclature Sheath (case)
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Used at: Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of the Lower Brule Reservation, South Dakota
Used at: Crow Creek Sioux Tribe of the Crow Creek Reservation, South Dakota
Found at (possibly) Crow Creek, Redwood, Minnesota, United States
Found at (possibly) Lower Brule, Lyman County, South Dakota, United States
Made by Dakota Indians
Used in Lower Brule, Lyman County, South Dakota, United States
Used in Fort Thompson, Buffalo County, South Dakota, United States
Used in Minnesota, United States
Dakota Indians
Indian. Armaments. Accessories
Dates Creation: Approximately 1900
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 9492.10
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