Dakota beaded hide scissors case

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Description A Dakota leather carrying case for scissors, circa 1900. The case has a leather thong attached at the back and hide fringe on the bottom. The front and top flap are completely covered with beadwork representing a red pair of scissors on a blue bead background. The top flap has a pink and red diamond pattern. Other bead colors include green, dark blue, gold and red. The case is from the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, South Dakota, and was probably made as a tourist souvenir.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 10 inches length
Nomenclature Case (container)
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--Implements
Indian. Tools & Equipment. General Utility
Dates Creation: Approximately 1900
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 9859.13

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