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Culture/People
Non-Indian; collected among the Sicangu Lakota (Brulé Sioux)
Possible collector
De Cost Smith (DeCost Smith), Non-Indian, 1864-1939
Previous owner
De Cost Smith (DeCost Smith), Non-Indian, 1864-1939
Donor
De Cost Smith (DeCost Smith), Non-Indian, 1864-1939
Object Name
Button
Media/Materials
Brass
Techniques
Cast
Object Type
Sewing Tools and Equipment: Notions
Place
South Dakota; USA (inferred)
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of De Cost Smith (1864-1939, a Western painter) and possibly collected by him between 1884 and 1900; bequeathed to MAI by De Cost Smith.
Catalog Number
20/1255
Barcode
201255.000
See related items
Non-Indian
Sicangu Lakota (Brulé Sioux)
Sewing Tools and Equipment: Notions
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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