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Dakota or Ojibwe eagle quill bandolier
Description Bandolier is contructed of nine sections of orange-dyed eagle feather quills and berries on a cotton thread. This bandolier was possibly to be worn while trooping a war flag.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 43 inches length (average length of bead strands)
Nomenclature Necklace
Creation Made by (possibly) Ojibwe Indians
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly) Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Bishop Henry Benjamin
Made by (possibly) Ojibwe Indians
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly) Minnesota, United States
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Adornment
Dates Use: Not later than 1939

Restrictions Through curatorial review and/or additional consultation with American Indian elders, spiritual leaders, tribal officers or lineal descendants, this item has been determined to be culturally sensitive. As advised by the Minnesota Historical Society Indian Advisory Committee on April 20, 2012, the Minnesota Historical Society will not display images of culturally sensitive items on the public database.
Credit Line Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 1869