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Ojibwa beaded velvet bandolier bag
Description Black velvet shoulder bag is a square envelope pouch lined with figured cotton. The wide shoulder strap is covered with loom-woven beadwork that has a floral and leaf pattern against a white bead background. The top of the strap is lettered "Eathons" and lined with blue braid. Similar floral beadwork is sewn to the front of the pouch, which is edged with turkey red braid. The bottom of the bag is fringed with twenty-one loops of beads that terminate in beige wool tassels. The bandolier bag was obtained at the Cheyenne River Reservation, S.D., a Teton Dakota reservation.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 42 1/4 inches length overall length
5 3/8 inches width strap width
14 1/2 inches length pocket panel
15 1/8 inches width pocket panel
14 1/2 inches length pocket opening
4 inches length attached fringe
Nomenclature Bandolier bag
Creation Made by Ojibwe Indians
Subjects Made by Ojibwe Indians
Used by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Collected in Eagle Butte, Dewey County, South Dakota, United States
Collected in Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota, United States
Ojibwe Indians--Costume.
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Bandolier
Dates Creation: Approximately 1900
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 9859.19