Dakota beaded leather mirror case

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Description A Dakota leather case has glass seed beadwork covering its front and back with a red, light blue, dark blue and white geometric pattern, circa the late 19th century. Leather thongs dangling from the bottom edge are each strung with six irregular white glass beads. A round brass Chinese coin with a square hole is attached to one of the leather thongs on the top of the pouch. Tin jingle cones are suspended on leather strips from the edges of the case.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 13 centimeters length
8.5 centimeters width
Nomenclature Case (container)
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Owned/used by: Cole, Haydn Samuel
Made by Dakota Indians
Used in United States
Dakota Indians--Costume
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Miscellaneous
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1875 - Not later than 1899

Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 7891.3

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