Dakota miniature souvenir snowshoes

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Description Miniature souvenir snowshoes made by the Santee Dakota of Minnesota. Each snowshoe consists of a wooden frame and crossbars with an upward tilted tip and short tail. Red fabric is wrapped around each side of the body and leather thong lacing completes each snowshoe. Red yarn tufts project from many of the lace holes.
Quantity 1 pair items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 16 inches length
5 1/4 inches width
1 1/2 inches depth
Nomenclature Snowshoe
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made by Dakota Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Santee Indians--Transportation--Models.
Snowshoes and snowshoeing--Models.
Indian. Models and Miniatures
Dates Creation: Not later than 1923
(Date object was donated to the Minnesota Historical Society.)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 6333.32.A,B

User Comments

  • Laura Youngbird on April 4, 2018 10:29:10 AM

    loan request from Plains Art Museum

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