Dakota parfleche container

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Titles Dakota parfleche container
Description A Dakota rawhide parfleche container circa the early 20th century or earlier. This form is identified as an elliptical case. The motifs are painted in brilliant, saturated colors of red, green, yellow and blue outlined in black. Written in ink on the top is: "James BErnier / Standing Rock Indian Reservation / July 4 1906".
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 31 inches length
16 inches width
6 inches height
Nomenclature parfleche
Materials rawhide
paint (coating)
Creation Made by: Dakota Indians
Subjects Bernier, James
Standing Rock Reservation, United States
Indian. Containers & Holders. Storing
Dates Creation: Not later than 1906
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 7174.3 (Accession Number)

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