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Ojibwe bandolier bag
Ojibwe cloth bandolier bag with front pocket, spot-stitch with multi-colored glass seed beads in a floral motif on white bead background. Bag is bound with tan twill tape and red wool tape with thread fringe loops of blue, white, and nude glass bugle beads and blue wool tassels.
Content Category: artifacts
48 1/8 inches length (bag overall length, including binding extensions)
5 1/2 inches width (strap at widest)
14 1/2 inches width (pocket panel)
13 3/4 inches height (pocket panel)
5 1/4 inches height (area above pocket panel)
11 3/4 inches width (pocket opening)
3 inches length (average fringe length)
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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1830 (Accession Number)