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Dakota beaded cotton and velvet bag
Description A Dakota black velvet pouch lined with cotton cloth, circa the mid-19th century. The pouch is beaded on either side with identical floral motifs that incorporate both glass seed beads and pony beads. The top edge has a flap on either side and is trimmed with light green satin. Loops of white beads are strung as fringe at the seams.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 5 inches height
5 1/4 inches width
Nomenclature Bag (costume accessory)
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Owned/used by: Blake, Aurelia
Owned/used by: Barr, Emily Blake
Made by Dakota Indians
Used by Dakota Indians
Used in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Used in Faribault, Rice County, Minnesota, United States
Dakota Indians--Costume.
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Miscellaneous
Dates Creation: Approximately 1856
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 1984.44.1