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Lakota beaded hide ball
Description A Lakota round ball completely covered with beadwork, circa 1900. The bead work features a medicine wheel motif in red, white, green and blue on each side, seperated by hourglass geometrics. There is a leather thong attached. It was collected at the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, South Dakota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 11 inches circumference
Nomenclature Lacrosse ball
Creation Made by Lakota Indians
Subjects Made by Lakota Indians
Collected in Eagle Butte, Dewey County, South Dakota, United States
Collected in Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota, United States
Teton Indians--Sports
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 9859.24