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March 12, 2014

Dakota Pouch

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

Dakota Pouch

Flat pouch beaded with a geometric pattern of red, white, light blue, dark blue, pink, gold, yellow and green beads lazy-stitched with sinew. Two United States flags are shown in beadwork at the top of one side. The bag was presented to the donor by Dakota of the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, in 1912.

For more information or to purchase a photograph of this item, view this bag in our collections database.

To see more examples of beadwork like this, visit the Library Lobby for the new exhibit on Native American beadwork. It is open regular Library hours.

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