Minnesota Historical Society M-Flame Logo

Dakota buffalo robe
Description A Dakota robe made from the curly-haired hide of a young buffalo, circa the 1880s. Geometric designs have been applied to the underside in red and black paint. The robe is patched and sewn along its entire length; repairs have been stitched with black thread.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 88 inches length
44 inches width at widest point
Nomenclature Blanket (covering)
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Source: Rankin, H. J.
Made by Dakota Indians
Used by Dakota Indians
Used in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Indian. Clothing. Outerwear. Robes
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1880 - Not later than 1889

Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 63.119.10
Related Collections

Add Comment Here:

Name: (required)

E-mail: (required)

Options

I agree to the Terms of Use (required)

If you are a person leave these fields blank.