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Chippewa Artist

Bandoleer Bag, c. 1890
Beads on cloth
39 13/16 x 10 3/4 in. (101.12 x 27.31 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American
Technique: Sewing
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Edward H. Angle
Accession Number: P2119
Rectangular black velvet and cloth bag, covered with woven beadwork. The main body is decorated with a geometric pattern on yellow. It is edged with white "otter-tail" beadwork, with floral beadwork on the velvet, and woven beadwork on the handle. 13 beadwork tassels on the bottom, each finished with a tuft of red and olive wool.

glass beads and velvet

See "Art of the Great Lakes Indians," Flint Institute of the Arts, 1973, p. 59.

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  • Overall Dimensions: 39 13/16 x 10 3/4 in. (101.12 x 27.31 cm) Measured by Hudson, Karen

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