Beaded leather bag

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Description A beaded leather bag, possibly Dakota, similar to the type called "sac-à-feu," used by voyageurs in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. The bag is composed of a small ochre-colored leather pouch in the shape of a beaver's tail, with a cross in circle motif beaded on one side, and a striped cross motif beaded on the other. Donated by the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution in 1996.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 6 1/4 inches height
4 inches width
Nomenclature Bag (costume accessory)
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Subjects Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Miscellaneous
Dates Use: Approximately 1800

Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers x.1.595

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