Bandolier bag

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Description A black velvet bandolier bag featuring 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, South Dakota. Possibly Ojibwe in origin.
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 (possibly) Ojibwe Indians
Subjects Found at: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of the Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota
Made by (possibly) Ojibwe Indians
Used by (possibly) Lakota 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
Identifiers 9859.19

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