Dakota armbands

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Description A pair of matching beaded Dakota armbands, circa 1900. Each armband consists of a rectangular length of leather lined with cotton and covered with glass seed beads in a geometric pattern. They also feature mirrored reflector loop closures with shredding silk red ribbon at their ends. Purchased by donor circa 1905 for $6.50.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 5 1/4 inches length A, laid flat
2 inches width A, laid flat, without buttons
5 1/2 inches length B, laid flat
2 inches width B, laid flat, without buttons
Nomenclature Armband
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Owned/used by: Hale, Clara Ames
Made by Dakota Indians
Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Duluth, Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bands and Belts
Dates Creation: Approximately 1900 - Not later than 1905
(Purchased by Clara Ames Hale, circa 1905.)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1994.19.3.A,B

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