Ghost Dance shirt
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|Description||A Ghost Dance shirt, possibly Dakota, made of unbleached muslin painted in blue and brown dyes, circa the late 19th to mid-20th century. The shirt is in poor condition and, as a result, has been fully encapsulated by the Minnesota Historical Society. It was reportedly given to the donor's grandfather, of Sioux City, Iowa, by members of a Dakota tribe, circa 1889. Secured by a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Keewaydin Chapter, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
|Format||Content Category: artifacts
|Measurements||37 inches length
24 inches width
|Creation||Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Collected by: Charles, John H.
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Collected in Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, United States
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Indian. Ceremonial Artifacts. Unclassified
Indian. Clothing. Outerwear. Shirts
|Dates||Discovery: Approximately 1889 - Not later than 1945
|Restrictions||Through curatorial review and/or additional consultation with American Indian elders, spiritual leaders, tribal officers or lineal descendants, this item has been determined to be culturally sensitive. As advised by the Minnesota Historical Society Indian Advisory Committee on April 20, 2012, the Minnesota Historical Society will not display images of culturally sensitive items on the public database.|
|Holding Type||3D Objects|