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Bandoleer Bag, c. 1890-1900
Beads on cloth
13 3/16 in. x 19 5/16 in. (33.5 cm x 49.05 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American
Technique: Sewing
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Edward H. Angle
Accession Number: P2126
Rectangular bag and handle made of cloth and velvet, with floral beadwork on a clear background. Floral on black velvet inset, and a double grey zigzag border. Yellow tubular bead loops and red yarn tassels on the bottom. This bag is from a later phase, as reflected by the asymmetrical design and persistence of the double curve.

glass beads, cloth, velvet and yarn

See "Art of the Great Lakes Indians," Flint Institute of the Arts, 1973, p. 58.

See R. Conn report (1978).

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