Pistol holster - ROM2005_5592_1


Pistol holster

Maker: Dakota (Sioux)
Medium:Beaded hide
Geography: Minnesota or North Dakota, USA
Date: c. 1863
18 × 36 cm
Object number: HK155
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Ernest E. Bolton
On view
Gallery Location:Daphne Cockwell Gallery dedicated to First Peoples art & culture
DescriptionThe collector enlisted with U.S. Cavalry in 1862 and served as chief bugler for 3 years. During that time he fought 'on the frontier during the Indian raids, participating in a number of skirmishes with Sioux Indians'.
Cataloguer: Arni Brownstone
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