Dakota beaded leather quillwork armband

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Description A Dakota leather band beaded at the bottom edge with vertical rows of color bands, circa 1900. The center has openwork quillwork decoration using dyed red and green dyed red and green. The top edge has leather fringe and a row of white seed beads. Five ornaments dangle from the band, each 1.75 inches wide. Each ornament is a quill wrapped leather thong that terminates in a metal cone and has dyed horsehair projecting from the larger end. The armband is from the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, South Dakota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 10 inches circumference
Nomenclature Armband
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Made by Dakota Indians
Collected in Eagle Butte, Dewey County, South Dakota, United States
Collected in Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota, United States
Dakota Indians--Costume
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bands and Belts
Dates Creation: Approximately 1900
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 9859.26

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