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Beaded leather bag

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Description A rectangular leather bag, possibly Dakota, with a thong handle and tassels at either side of opening, circa the mid- to late 19th century. The front is lane-stitch decorated with a multicolored glass seed beads in geometric design and bottom edge features leather fringe.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 19 1/4 inches length overall
4 3/4 inches width
13 inches length average fringe length
6 inches length handle length
Nomenclature Bag (generic container)
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly) Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Bishop Henry Benjamin
Owned/used by: Whipple, Bishop Henry Benjamin
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly) Minnesota, United States
Dakota Indians--Costume
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Miscellaneous
Dates Discovery: Approximately 1860 - Approximately 1901

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. George Chase Christian in memory of her husband, Mr. George Chase Christian
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 7418.8

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