Hidatsa leather quillwork ball

Titles Hidatsa leather quillwork ball
Description Leather ball decorated with quillwork. Used by girls and women as a game to see who could keep the ball in the air the longest. Collected by Gilbert Wilson from the Hidatsa in 1918.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 7 inches diameter
Nomenclature ball (object genre)
Materials leather
quill (spine material)
sinew (material)
Creation Made by: Hidatsa Indians
Subjects Collected by: Wilson, Gilbert Livingstone
Used in: North Dakota, United States
Indian. Recreation. Games. Traditional
Dates Use: Approximately 1905 - Not later than 1918 (Dates based on Gilbert Wilson's travels to North Dakota during this time span.)
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 7059.13 (Accession Number)

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