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Ojibwe bandolier bag
Ojibwe bandolier bag with spot-stitched front pocket decorated with multi-colored glass seed beads in curvilinear floral designs on a white bead background. Strap is bound with brown wool tape and pocket panel with light tan ribbon. Pocket panel binding has spot-stitched blue bead zigzag design. Bag fringe is made of threaded blue glass beads with orange and blue wool tassels.
Content Category: artifacts
38 1/2 inches length (bag overall length, including binding extensions)
4 5/8 inches width (strap at widest)
11 3/4 inches width (pocket panel)
11 3/8 inches height (pocket panel)
5 5/8 inches height (area above pocket panel)
9 3/4 inches width (pocket opening)
4 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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1496 (Accession Number)