Ojibwe bandolier bag

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Titles Ojibwe bandolier bag
Description Ojibwe cloth bandolier bag with back pocket, spot-stitch decorated with multi-colored glass seed beads. Beadwork consists of a floral and star motif on a white bead background. Bag features pink silk binding decorated with a green zigzag bead border, and bugle bead net fringe with cotton thread tassels. Bag backed with black cotton fabric.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 34 3/4 inches length (bag overall length)
6 1/8 inches width (strap at widest)
17 1/2 inches length (pocket panel)
14 1/2 inches width (pocket panel)
5 inches width (pocket opening)
3 1/2 inches length (average fringe length)
Nomenclature bandolier bag
Materials silk (textile)
glass (material)
cotton (textile)
Creation Made by: Ojibwe Indians
Made in: Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Henry Benjamin
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Bandolier
Dates Creation: Approximately 1860 - Approximately 1901 (Date range based on time Bishop Whipple spent in Minnesota working for various government commissions for Indian Affairs)
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 1826 (Accession Number)

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