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Dakota beaded blanket strip
Description Tanned, sinew-sewn deerskin blanket strip embroidered with glass seed beads. The four-quadrant medallion or rosette design represents the four cardinal directions. Each medallion has a two-stranded center pendant of faceted glass bugle beads strung on each leather thong and each is finished with a deer dewclaw. Blue, dark blue and yellow glass seed beads are applied using the lane or lazy stitch. The blanket strip is associated with Minnesota governor A. R. McGill.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 62 inches length
7 1/2 inches width
Nomenclature Strip (object genre)
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Received by: McGill, Andrew Ryan
Made by Dakota Indians
Used in Minnesota, United States
Dakota Indians--Beadwork
Indian. Building Furnishings. Bedding
Indian. Transportation. Land
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1870 - Not later than 1890

Use: Not earlier than 1887 - Not later than 1905
Andrew Ryan McGill was Governor from 1/5/1887 -1/9/1889 and died 10/13/1905.
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 64.155.30