Ojibwe bandolier bag

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Titles Ojibwe bandolier bag
Description Ojibwe loom-woven and spot-stitched bandolier bag with front pocket. Exhibited at the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893 as part of the Becker County Indian Exhibit and attributed to the "Becker County Indian Industries." This bandolier bag is shown hanging on the left in a photograph of the "American Indian collection of Mrs. Jessie C. Yeats, Becker County, Minnesota" (#4969) from the Becker County Historical Society. Mrs. Jessie C West (misspelling for photograph) was Becker County's representative at the Columbian Exposition at Chicago in 1893.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 36 3/4 inches length (overall length)
11 inches width (overall width)
41 1/2 inches length (strap length)
3 3/4 inches width (strap width)
15 1/4 inches length (pocket length)
11 inches width (pocket width)
4 inches length (fringe length; integrated tabs)
25.8 ounces weight
4 3/4 inches height (velvet panel above pocket)
9 7/8 inches width (velvet panel above pocket)
Nomenclature bandolier bag
Materials glass (material)
wool (textile)
Creation Made by: Becker County Indian Industries
Made in: Becker County, Minnesota, United States
Made by: Ojibwe Indians
Subjects Owned by: West, Mrs. Jessie Campbell
Used at: World's Columbian Exposition
Used in: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States
Fairs and expositions
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Bandolier
Dates Creation: Not later than 1893
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 532.E157 (Accession Number)

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