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Santee 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
Quillwork
Creation Made by Santee Indians
Subjects Made by Santee Indians
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Gloves & Cuffs
Dates Content: Exactly 1996
Date of donation from the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Sibley House Association
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 3138.A,B