Quilled cuffs

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Description A pair of leather arm cuffs, possibly Dakota, with a red and white beaded edge and elaborate quillwork in a patriotic design with crossed United States flags and a yellow star on each cuff, circa the mid-20th century or earlier. Each cuff has leather thong ties and hanging quill-wrapped strips with tin tinkle cones filled with dyed red feathers. Both cuffs have quill loss due to insects.
Quantity 1 pair items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 7 1/2 inches height (each)
10 1/2 inches width (each)
Nomenclature Armband
Creation Made in United States
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Subjects Made in United States
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bands and Belts
Dates Use: 1974 (Date purchased)
Credit Line Anonymous
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2011.208.24.A,B

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