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Dakota bag
Description A Dakota bag from either the Crow Creek Reservation or the Lower Brule Reservation, South Dakota, circa 1890. The bag is made of leather and features a beaded line in blue and yellow on the flap, and quilled lines in red and yellow on the body. Beaded geometrics in blue, yellow and white are sewn on the sides. The bag is decorated with tin cones and horse hair.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 14 inches height
20 1/2 inches width
2 inches depth
Nomenclature Bag (container)
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly) Crow Creek Reservation, South Dakota, United States
Made in (possibly) Lower Brule Reservation, South Dakota, United States
Subjects Made by Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly) Crow Creek Reservation, South Dakota, United States
Made in (possibly) Lower Brule Reservation, South Dakota, United States
Used in Minnesota, United States
Dakota Indians--Material culture
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Miscellaneous
Indian. Transportation. Land
Dates Creation: Approximately 1890
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 9492.2

User Comments

  • Agnes Szanyi on February 19, 2012 07:38:50 AM

    Teton-Lakota (Western Sioux) style possible bag, which has been made in a pair usually.

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