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Iroquois beaded cotton and velvet bag whimsy
Description Black velvet pouch iined with cotton cloth. 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