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Dakota beaded rifle case

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Description A Dakota, possibly Yanktonai, beaded and fringed buckskin rifle case collected in Sisseton, South Dakota and made in the last quarter of the 19th century. The case is composed of a long, attenuating leather sleeve with beaded ornaments in a bilaterally symmetrical geometric pattern at either end in blue, yellow and red beads. The case has long decorative leather fringe from the bottom tip to about halfway up the body of the case, and again at the opening.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 42 inches length without fringe
6 inches width without fringe
16 inches length fringe (approximate)
Nomenclature Case (container)
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Made by (possibly) Yanktonai Indians
Made in Sisseton, Roberts County, South Dakota, United States
Made in Lower Brule, Lyman County, South Dakota, United States
Subjects Owned/used by: Hurd, Dr. Nathan Reynolds
Made by Dakota Indians
Made by (possibly) Yanktonai Indians
Made in Sisseton, Roberts County, South Dakota, United States
Made in Lower Brule, Lyman County, South Dakota, United States
Used in Minnesota, United States
Lower Brule Agency
Indian. Armaments. Accessories
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1890 - Not later than 1899

Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 9539.5
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