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Ojibwe bandolier bag
Miniature, Ojibwe cloth bandolier bag with spot-stitched front pocket decorated with white and yellow glass seed beads in a repeated otter trail and trials through the woods pattern. Bag is bound with brown wool tape and finished with a two-beaded edging. Bag features integrated white bead fringe tabs, that are a succession of diamonds finished with a loop of red beads. Slip in bag reads, "From Car ka be she gue two bags for Mrs. Whipple."
Content Category: artifacts
18 3/4 inches length (bag overall length, including binding extensions)
2 1/8 inches width (strap at widest)
6 7/8 inches width (pocket panel)
6 3/4 inches height (pocket panel)
3 inches height (area above pocket panel)
5 1/2 inches width (pocket opening)
1 3/4 inches length (average fringe length)
velvet (fabric weave)
Made by: Ojibwe Indians
Made in: Minnesota, United States
Presented by: Car-ka-be-she-gue
Received by: Whipple, Mrs. Henry Benjamin
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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1844 (Accession Number)