Quillwork leather armbands

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Description Two armbands, possibly Dakota, made of rawhide backing stitched with three strips of leather wrapped with dyed quill work, circa the early 20th century or earlier. Thongs at the ends serve as tie closures to secure bands on the arms.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 13 1/4 inches length (each armband)
7/8 inches width (each armband)
Nomenclature Armband
Strip (object genre)
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Subjects Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bands and Belts
Dates Creation: Not later than 1929
(Date object was donated to the Minnesota Historical Society.)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 808.U.A,B

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