Robinson Collection Items
George and Janet Robinson came to the Dakotas in 1883 and opened a mercantile store in Coal Harbor. Because of their fair trading practices, they exchanged many gifts with some of the Indians they did business with. These are some of the items
A game ball with blue, red, yellow and white beads.
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A fully beaded bandolier bag.
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A pair of cloth gloves with beaded leather gauntlets.
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A rounded leather pouch with bird and floral beadwork design.
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A bag made out of corn husks.
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A pair of leather gloves with quillwork in a floral pattern.
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A leather pouch with quillwork and beadwork.
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A man's vest with a butterfly and floral design.
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Three awl cases decorated with bead and quillwork.
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