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Ojibwe bandolier bag
Ojibwe cloth bandolier bag with small back pocket. Bag is spot-stitch decorated with multicolored glass seed beads in curvilinear floral designs on a translucent bead background and bound with blue and red wool tape. Thread fringe is decorated with green beads and pink wool tassels.
Content Category: artifacts
45 3 /4 inches length (bag overall length, including binding extensions)
6 3/8 inches width (strap at widest)
20 inches width (pocket panel)
16 1/2 inches height (pocket panel)
7 3/4 inches width (pocket opening)
3 inches length (average fringe length)
Made by (possibly): Smith, Sophia
Made by: Ojibwe Indians
Made in: Minnesota, United States
Collected by: Whipple, Henry Benjamin
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Bandolier
Creation: Approximately 1860 - Approximately 1901 (Date range based on time Bishop Whipple spent in Minnesota working for various government commissions for Indian Affairs)
Minnesota Historical Society Collections, Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
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1831 (Accession Number)