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Dakota beaded bow case
Description Dakota beaded buckskin bow case reportedly used during the Battle of the Little Bighorn in 1876. The case has a square beadwork design near its top edge in shades of white, black and yellow. Its top opening is fringed and its side seam is split in several places.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 33 inches length
2 inches diameter
Nomenclature Case (container)
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Made by Dakota Indians
Used by Dakota Indians
Used in Montana, United States
Little Bighorn, Battle of the
Indian Wars
Indian. Armaments. Accessories
Dates Creation: Approximately 1850
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 1984.13.3