Dakota quillwork knife sheath

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Description A Dakota parfleche quillwork knife sheath collected by Colonel Henry L. Carver, during Henry Sibley's 1863 expedition into Dakota territory led by Henry Sibley. The sheath has red and yellow pigment painting on the body and a decoration at the opening of a strip of cream, red and blue quillwork with tin cone jingles hanging from it.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 10 1/2 inches length
3 1/2 inches width
1/2 inch depth
Nomenclature Sheath (case)
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Collected by: Carver, Henry Ladd
Made by Dakota Indians
Collected in Dakota Territory, United States
U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
1863 Dakota Expedition
Dakota Indians
Indian. Armaments. Accessories
Dates Creation: Approximately 1860
Credit Line From the Collection of the Minnesota Historical Society
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 6167.7

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