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Catalog Data

Culture/People:
Sioux  Search this
Collector:
General Nelson A. Miles (Nelson Appleton Miles), Non-Indian, 1839-1925  Search this
Previous owner:
General Nelson A. Miles (Nelson Appleton Miles), Non-Indian, 1839-1925  Search this
Cecelia Miles Reber (Cecelia Sherman Miles/Mrs. Samuel K. Reber), Non-Indian, 1869-1952  Search this
Major General Sherman Miles, Non-Indian, 1882-1966  Search this
Donor:
Major General Sherman Miles, Non-Indian, 1882-1966  Search this
Honoree:
Cecelia Miles Reber (Cecelia Sherman Miles/Mrs. Samuel K. Reber), Non-Indian, 1869-1952  Search this
Object Name:
Baby carrier/Moss bag
Media/Materials:
Hide, glass bead/beads
Techniques:
Lazy/lane stitch beadwork
Object Type:
Transportation Items: Baby carriers
Place:
North Dakota or South Dakota; USA (inferred)
Collection History:
Collected by General Nelson A. Miles (1839-1925, U.S. Army), probably during his Indian campaigns; inherited by his children, Major General Sherman Miles (1882-1966) and Cecelia Miles Reber (Mrs. Samuel K. Reber, 1869-1952); donated to MAI by Major General Sherman Miles in 1953 in memory of Cecelia Miles Reber.
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Catalog Number:
22/1708
Barcode:
221708.000
See related items:
Sioux
Transportation Items: Baby carriers
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_236566