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This receipt dated December 31, 1930, from Curator Willoughby M. Babcock to Eugene Burdick, acknowledges the deposit of a "Sioux squaw's dress" in the Minnesota Historical Society museum for the period of one year. Babcock notes the dress is made of elk's hide and has "Húŋkpapȟa" beadwork done by Mrs. Bull Head of the Standing Rock Reservation. The receipt number is 6960, and it details the terms of loaning items to the museum.
Letter from Willoughby M. Babcock to Eugene Burdick Regarding Beaded Dress, January 6, 1931
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indigenous art, artifacts, beads, beadwork, museum, exhibition
Minnesota Historical Society, Standing Rock Sioux, Standing Rock Nation, Íŋyaŋ Woslál Háŋ, Húŋkpapȟa,
Usher Burdick, Eugene Burdick, Mrs. Bull Head
Babcock, Willoughby M., "Receipt from Willoughby M. Babcock to Eugene Burdick for Beaded Dress, December 31, 1930" (1930). Usher Burdick Papers. 60.