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Ojibwe bandolier bag
Ojibwe cloth bandolier bag with front pocket, spot-stitch decorated with multi-colored glass seed beads in a balanced floral motif on a translucent bead background, bordered with repeated diamond pattern, and bound with blue wool tape. Fringe comprised of loom-woven tabs of clear and blue beads with yellow and blue wool tassels.
Content Category: artifacts
39 3/4 inches length (bag overall length, including binding extensions)
6 3/4 inches width (strap at widest)
11 1/8 inches width (pocket panel)
13 3/4 inches height (pocket panel)
5 3/4 inches height (area above pocket panel)
8 3/4 inches width (pocket opening)
4 1/2 inches length (average fringe length)
velvet (fabric weave)
Made by: Ojibwe Indians
Made in (possibly): 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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1825 (Accession Number)