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Bandolier bag with spot-stitch front pocket decorated with multicolored glass seed beads in balanced floral motif. Strap has applied loom woven panels with geometric designs. Bag is bound with faded blue wool tape. Thread fringe is decorated with translucent, black and orange glass bugle beads with orange and cream wool tassels. Possibly Ojibwe in origin.
Content Category: artifacts
39 1/8 inches length (bag overall length, including binding extensions)
3 7/8 inches width (strap at widest)
11 inches width (pocket panel)
11 3/4 inches height (pocket panel)
4 inches height (area above pocket panel)
10 inches width (pocket opening)
4 1/2 inches length (average fringe length)
Made by (possibly): Ojibwe Indians
Made in (possibly): Minnesota, United States
Made in (possibly): Wisconsin, 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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1829 (Accession Number)