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Lakota beaded gun case

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Description A Lakota Sioux gun case made in the 19th century. The case is fringed at its top, bottom and middle. Two seed beadwork panels have been applied directly above the top and bottom areas of fringe. Red cloth pieces bordering the panels are attached with thread.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 40 1/2 inches length without fringe
6 inches width without fringe
13 inches length fringe (approximate)
Nomenclature Case (container)
Creation Made by Sihasapa Indians
Made by Lakota Indians
Subjects Made by Sihasapa Indians
Made by Lakota Indians
Sihasapa Indians--Material culture
Indian. Armaments. Accessories
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1800 - Not later than 1899

Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 8643.7

User Comments

  • danek mozdzenski on September 15, 2015 08:34:00 PM

    Neither the design nor beadwork technique is Lakota .Rather Blackfoot

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