Dakota jingle dress belt

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Description A Dakota woman's dyed cotton cloth belt with tin jingle cones made from tobacco cans, circa 1905. The belt is part of a Dakota ceremonial jingle dress made by Lucy Pair in 1905 (see also blouse and skirt, ID Numbers 1141.A.1 and 1141.A.2). This type of dress was traditionally worn for ceremonial healing purposes and, more recently, at pow-wows. The dress was donated by a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution from Wheaton, Minnesota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 34 1/4 inches length
4 inches width (overall)
1 7/8 inches width (cloth)
2 inches height (each jingle cone, approximate)
Nomenclature Belt (costume accessory)
Creation Made by: Pair, Lucy
Made by Dakota Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Subjects Given by: Cowles, Mrs. Augustus
Collected in Wheaton, Traverse County, Minnesota, United States
Made by Dakota Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Indian. Clothing. Outerwear. Dresses
Dates Creation: Exactly 1905
Use: Exactly 1936
(Date object was donated to the Minnesota Historical Society.)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1141.A.3

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