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Dakota bird pincushion
Description 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.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 4 1/2 inches height
3 inches width
1 inch depth
Nomenclature Pincushion
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Made in Prairie Island Reservation, Goodhue County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Densmore, Frances Theresa
Made by Dakota Indians
Made in Prairie Island Reservation, Goodhue County, Minnesota, United States
Indian. Tools & Equipment. Decoration & Weaving
Dates Creation: Approximately 1934
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 7848.23.2