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Dakota quillwork fragment
1978.56.40
Description A Dakota sample of hide ornamented with quillwork depicting two dogs and three birds, circa the mid-19th century or earlier. The quills have been dyed red, black and light blue.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 2 1/4 inches length
3 1/4 inches width
Nomenclature Fragment (object portion)
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made by Dakota Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Dakota Indians--Embroidery.
Indian. Tools & Equipment. Decoration & Weaving
Dates Creation: Approximately 1862
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 1978.56.40
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