Ojibwe bandolier bag
1831
1831, detail

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Description Ojibwe cloth bandolier bag with small back pocket. Bag is spot-stitch decorated with multicolored glass seed beads in curvilinear floral designs on a translucent bead background and bound with blue and red wool tape. Thread fringe is decorated with green beads and pink wool tassels.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 45 3 /4 inches length (bag overall length, including binding extensions)
6 3/8 inches width (strap at widest)
20 inches width (pocket panel)
16 1/2 inches height (pocket panel)
7 3/4 inches width (pocket opening)
3 inches length (average fringe length)
Nomenclature Bandolier bag
Creation Made by (possibly): Smith, Sophia
Made by Ojibwe Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Henry Benjamin
Made by Ojibwe Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
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 Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1831

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