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Dakota bird pincushion
Pincushion made by the Dakota at Prairie Island Indian Reservation, Minnesota, circa the 1930s. The pincushion consists of blue fabric in the shape of a bird sewn with glass beads: red outlining the body and wing, a white eye, and multi-colored hanger, feet and beak. The pincushion was donated by ethnomusicologist Frances Densmore.
Content Category: artifacts
4 1/2 inches height
3 inches width
1 inch depth
Made by: Dakota Indians
Made in: Prairie Island Reservation, Goodhue County, Minnesota, United States
Collected by: Densmore, Frances Theresa
Indian. Tools & Equipment. Decoration & Weaving
Creation: Approximately 1934
|Holding Type||3D Objects|
7848.23.2 (Accession Number)