Ojibwe bandolier bag

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Description Ojibwe bandolier bag of black cotton velvet decorated in floral motifs employing glass seed beads in the spot stitch applique technique on the strap and the area above the pocket. The pocket panel features floral motifs worked in quill on birchbark that is attached to the velvet. The fur backing of the pocket incorporates a horizontal opening. Individually made bead tassels edge the sides and bottom of the pocket section. Made by Melvin Losh, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 46 inches length (overall length)
6 1/2 inches width (strap width)
7 1/8 inches length (birch bark panel)
10 7/8 inches width (birch bark panel)
16 1/2 inches length (pocket panel)
13 3/8 inches width (pocket panel)
8 1/2 inches length (panel above pocket panel)
0 inch length (no pocket opening)
2 1/2 inches length (attached fringe)
Nomenclature Bandolier bag
Creation Made by: Losh, Melvin
Made by: Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe
Made in Bena, Cass County, Minnesota, United States
Made by Ojibwe Indians
Subjects Made in Bena, Cass County, Minnesota, United States
Made by Ojibwe Indians
Ojibwe Indians--Costume
Arts & Crafts. Handicrafts
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Bandolier
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1980 - Not later than 1986

Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1988.340.1

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