Museum's 'tinkle cone dress' is a rarity
The Runestone Museum in Alexandria has been receiving some national attention lately, and this time it has nothing to do with the famed Kensington Runestone.
The attention focuses on another exhibit - a native American "tinkle cone" dress.
According to Julie Blank, Runestone Museum director, the dress was part of the Dr. Clifford Irwin Oliver collection, which was donated to the museum shortly after it opened in 1958 by Oliver's daughter.
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