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Cheyenne River Dakota beaded inkwell
Description Ink bottle covered in bead work and glass stopper for bottle. Beadwork is done on cloth and then applied to the bottle. Rows of beading in green, gold, blue and red. Collected at the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, South Dakota, circa 1900.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 3 1/2 inches height
2 1/2 inches diameter
Nomenclature Inkwell
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Made by Dakota Indians
Used by Dakota Indians
Collected in Eagle Butte, Dewey County, South Dakota, United States
Collected in Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota, United States
Dakota Indians--Material culture
Dakota Indians--Beadwork
Indian. Containers & Holders. Storing
Office Equipment & Supplies. Writing Accessories. Ink & Inkwells
Dates Creation: Approximately 1900
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 9859.39.A,B