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Quillwork leather armbands
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
Dates Use: Not later than 1929
donation date
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 808.U.A,B