Dakota horn spoon and disk game

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Titles Dakota horn spoon and disk game
Description Dakota horn and disk game consists of a hollowed out horn, possibly buffalo, with a disk formerly attached to it at the end of a length of fiber. The object of the game is to catch the disk in the horn. It was collected in either North or South Dakota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 2 inches height (horn)
9 inches width (horn)
3 1/4 inches depth (horn)
1 1/2 inches length (disk)
1 1/4 inches width (disk)
Nomenclature game piece (game element)
Materials horn
Creation Made by: Dakota Indians
Subjects North Dakota, United States
South Dakota, United States
Dakota Indians--Games.
Indian. Recreation. Games. Traditional
Dates Creation: Not later than 1919 (Date object was donated to the Minnesota Historical Society.)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 3806.E377.A,B (Accession Number)

User Comments

  • Laura Youngbird on April 4, 2018 10:15:30 AM
    loan request from Plains Art Museum

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