Ojibwe beaded bandolier bag

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Titles Ojibwe beaded bandolier bag
Description Ojibwe wool bandolier bag, with oom-woven and spot-stitch front pocket decorated with multi-colored glass seed beads in geometric and floral design on turquoise background. Front pocket bordered by beadwork in otter trail pattern and bag is bound in red and green wool tape. Bottom features integrated loom-woven tab fringe finished with purple yarn tassels. Backed with cotton fabric.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 38 1/2 inches length (bag overall length, including binding extensions)
4 7/8 inches width (strap at widest)
12 inches height (pocket panel)
13 1/4 inches width (pocket panel)
4 3/4 inches height (area above pocket panel)
10 1/2 inches width (pocket opening)
3 inches length (average fringe length)
Nomenclature bandolier bag
Materials wool (textile)
cotton (textile)
yarn
glass (material)
Creation Made by: Ojibwe Indians
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Henry Benjamin
Used in (possibly): Minnesota, United States
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Bandolier
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1860 - Not later than 1901
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections, Gift of Mrs. George Chase Christian in memory of her husband, Mr. George Chase Christian
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 7418.7 (Accession Number)

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