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January 16, 2014

Dakota Inkwell

Filed under: Item of the Day — Jason Onerheim @ 9:30 am

Dakota Beaded Inkwell

Ink bottle covered in bead work and glass stopper for bottle. Beadwork is done on cloth and then applied to the bottle. Rows of beading in green, gold, blue and red. Collected at the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, South Dakota, circa 1900.

For details, view this inkwell in our collections database.

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