Dakota fringed quillwork leather gloves

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Titles Dakota fringed quillwork leather gloves
Description Santee Dakota gauntlet style gloves (stout gloves with long loose wrists). The cream-colored leather gloves have pleated seams between the fingers and at the top of the wrist. Each glove is sewn with leather fringe along half the length of the wrist seam, has yellow and green ribbons tied where the fringe terminates, and is lined with fabric. The wide wrist of each glove is decorated with quillwork featuring an eagle with a shield at the center surrounded by a floral motif.
Quantity 1 pair items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 15 1/2 inches length (each)
8 1/2 inches width (each)
Nomenclature glove
Materials leather
quill (spine material)
Creation Made by: Oceti Sakowin
Made by: Santee Indians
Made by: Dakota Indians
Subjects Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Gloves & Cuffs
Dates Creation: Approximately 1880
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections, Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 3138.A,B (Accession Number)

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