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Dakota or Blackfeet painted parfleche container
Description Large envelope-type container made of parfleche (rawhide treated with lye) is painted red, green, yellow and blue. The container is Dakota, probably Sihasapa (Blackfoot) Lakota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 26 inches height
16 inches width
3 inches depth
Nomenclature Container (receptacle)
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Made by (possibly) Blackfeet (Sihasapa Dakota)
Made in United States
Subjects Made by Dakota Indians
Made by (possibly) Blackfeet (Sihasapa Dakota)
Made in United States
Sihasapa Indians--Material culture
Dakota Indians--Material culture
Indian. Containers & Holders. Storing
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1800 - Not later than 1899

Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society, Museum Collections, Gift of Edith Ann Winston
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 8643.3