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Lakota beaded hide ball

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Description A Lakota beaded ball, circa 1900. The ball is completely covered with beadwork in equal lozenge-shaped sections in yellow, red, light blue and dark blue beads, with beaded loops at each end. It has a leather thong attached. It was collected at the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, South Dakota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 9 inches circumference
Nomenclature Ball
Creation Made by Lakota Indians
Made by Oglala Indians
Subjects Made by Lakota Indians
Made by Oglala Indians
Used by Oglala Indians
Collected in Eagle Butte, Dewey County, South Dakota, United States
Collected in Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota, United States
Teton Indians--Beadwork
Indian. Recreation. Games. Traditional
Dates Creation: Approximately 1900
Restrictions Through curatorial review and/or additional consultation with American Indian elders, spiritual leaders, tribal officers or lineal descendants, this item has been determined to be culturally sensitive. As advised by the Minnesota Historical Society Indian Advisory Committee on April 20, 2012, the Minnesota Historical Society will not display images of culturally sensitive items on the public database.
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 9859.23
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