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Ojibwe bandolier bag
Ojibwe bandolier bag with back pocket, spot-stitch decorated entirely with multi-colored glass beads in a floral motif on a white bead background. Bag bound with yellow ribbon and red wool tape. Loop thread fringe consists of red and yellow bugle beads and blue wool tassels.
Content Category: artifacts
45 1/4 inches length (bag overall length, including binding extensions)
6 3/8 inches width (strap at widest)
16 inches width (pocket panel)
20 inches height (pocket panel)
15 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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1827 (Accession Number)