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Dakota buffalo robe
Description Robe made from the curly-haired hide of a young buffalo. 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. Created and used by Dakota Indians.
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.
Used by Dakota Indians
Made 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