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Ojibwe bandolier bag
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.
Content Category: artifacts
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)
Made by: Ojibwe Indians
Made in: Minnesota, United States
Collected by: Whipple, Henry Benjamin
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Bandolier
Creation: Approximately 1860 - Approximately 1901 (Date range based on time Bishop Whipple spent in Minnesota working for various government commissions for Indian Affairs)
Minnesota Historical Society Collections, Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
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1826 (Accession Number)