Ojibwe bandolier bag

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Titles Ojibwe bandolier bag
Description Ojibwe cloth bandolier bag with front pocket, decorated with multicolored spot-stitched glass seed beads in curvilinear floral designs on a translucent bead background. Bag is bound with purple silk ribbon and has netted thread fringe with green glass bugle beads. Made by Sophia Smith for Minnesota's Episcopal Bishop Henry Benjamin Whipple.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 45 inches length (bag overall length, including binding extensions)
5 3/4 inches width (strap at widest)
13 1/8 inches width (pocket panel)
13 1/2 inches height (pocket panel)
6 3/4 inches height (area above pocket panel)
12 inches width (pocket opening width)
2 1/4 inches length (average fringe length)
45 1/2 inches length (strap)
Nomenclature bandolier bag
Materials cotton (textile)
silk (textile)
glass (material)
Creation Made by: Smith, Sophia
Made by: Ojibwe Indians
Made in: Minnesota, United States
Subjects Owned by: Whipple, Henry Benjamin
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Bandolier
Dates Creation: Approximately 1895 - Approximately 1901
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections, Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1520 (Accession Number)

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