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Prairie Island Dakota bird whimsy
Description Pincushion made by the Dakota at Prairie Island Indian Reservation, Minnesota. 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 Native American 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 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