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Dakota beaded leather drawstring bag

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Description Beaded leather pouch made by Dakota Indians living in the vicinity of Birch Coulee, Minnesota, circa the early 20th century. It was made for Protestant Episcopal Church bishop Frank Arthur McElwain on the occasion of his visit to the Birch Coulee Mission, later renamed the Bishop Whipple Mission. McElwain used the pouch to collect special needs offerings from his parishioners.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 5 1/2 inches height
5 inches width
Nomenclature Bag (costume accessory)
Creation Made in Birch Coulee, Renville County, Minnesota, United States
Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Used by: McElwain, Bishop Frank Arthur
Episcopal Church
Made in Birch Coulee, Renville County, Minnesota, United States
Made by Dakota Indians
Dakota Indians--Missions
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Miscellaneous
Dates Creation: Approximately 1912
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 9453.5

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