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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)
Creation Made by Hidatsa Indians
Subjects Collected by: Wilson, Gilbert Livingstone
Made by Hidatsa Indians
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

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