Beaded bag and strap
1508, left
1508, right

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Description Loom-woven rectangular bag with long strap made with multicolored glass seed beads in checkered design. Bag features net bead fringe along outer seam and is lined with red silk fabric. Possibly Ojibwe or Dakota in origin.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 3 3/4 inches height
3 3/8 inches width
24 1/2 inches length (strap length)
9/16 inches width (strap width)
1/2 inch length (average fringe length)
Nomenclature Bag (costume accessory)
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made by (possibly) Ojibwe Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Bishop Henry Benjamin
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made by (possibly) Ojibwe Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Miscellaneous
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 1508

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