Dakota beaded leather bag

Dakota beaded leather bag

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A Dakota beaded and quilled leather storage or "possibles" bag. The bag is rectangular in shape, with porcupine-quilled red lines on the front and beaded geometrics on the sides, and is decorated with tufts of yellow and purple horsehair emerging from metal cones. Made by Nancy McClure Faribault, wife of David Faribault, circa 1880.

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