Beaded bandolier bag

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Description Ojibwe bandolier bag consisting of a single piece of red wool folded into an unlined envelope pouch. The pouch and straps feature loom-beaded panels with geometric designs and beaded tabs with yarn tassels. The bag was probably collected by Oscar E. Garrison [1825-1886] of Crow Wing County, Minnesota, who had served as a northern ranger during the 1862 U.S.-Dakota War. Ojibwe or Dakota in origin.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 39 1/2 inches length (overall length as displayed flat)
3 3/4 inches width (support width)
8 1/2 inches length (pocket panel)
8 7/8 inches width (pocket panel)
4 inches width (panel above pocket)
8 inches length (pocket opening)
19 3/4 inches length (each support; excludes tassels)
24 inches length (each support; includes tassels)
5 inches length (integrated tassel and fringe at top shoulder support)
3 1/4 inches length (integrated tassel and fringe at bottom)
17.2 ounces weight
Nomenclature Bandolier bag
Creation Made by (possibly) Ojibwe Indians
Subjects Collected by: Garrison, Oscar E.
Received by: Garrison, Lewis Earnest
Made by (possibly) Ojibwe Indians
Used in Crow Wing, Minnesota, United States
Used by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Used in Garrison, Crow Wing County, Minnesota, United States
U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
Dakota Indians--Costume
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Bandolier
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1877 - Not later than 1886

Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1982.67.1

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