Dakota beaded leather bag

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Description A Dakota flat beaded bag that has a flap with a leather thong closure and a bead wrapped leather strap handle, circa the early 20th century. Most of the exterior is covered with a geometric pattern of red, white, light blue, dark blue, pink, gold, yellow and green beads lazy-stitched with sinew. Two United States flags are shown in beadwork at the top of one side. The bag was presented to the donor by Dakota of the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, in 1912.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 22 centimeters length
15.8 centimeters width
Nomenclature Bag (costume accessory)
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Owned/used by: Densmore, Frances Theresa
Made by Dakota Indians
Used in Standing Rock Reservation, South Dakota, United States
Used in Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota, United States
Given by Dakota Indians
Dakota Indians--Costume.
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Miscellaneous
Dates Creation: Approximately 1912
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 7959.4

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