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Dakota jingle dress blouse
Description A Dakota woman's layered, dyed cotton muslin blouse with tin jingle cones made from tobacco cans, circa 1905. The blouse is part of a Dakota ceremonial jingle dress made by Lucy Pair in 1905 (see also skirt 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 22 inches length center back length
10 inches width shoulder width
Nomenclature Blouse (main garment)
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
Content: Exactly 1936
date donated
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 1141.A.1