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Dakota parfleche container
Description Box-shaped rawhide case made from a single piece of leather. Leather thongs lace four side seams. The cover edge is zigzagged and punched with holes for fastening. A painted geometric design decorates the sides and top in shades of red, yellow, blue, green, and cream. Owned by the Lakota chief Red Fox.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 16 inches width
9 inches depth
7 1/2 inches height
Nomenclature Box (container)
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Given by: Red Fox, Chief
Received by: Densmore, Frances Theresa
Made by Dakota Indians
Used in Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota, United States
Used in Standing Rock Reservation, Sioux County, North Dakota, United States
Used in Standing Rock Reservation, Corson County, South Dakota, United States
Indian. Containers & Holders. Storing
Dates Creation: Exactly 1911
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 7953.3.B