Shoulder bag/Bandolier bag

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Culture/People
Dakota (Eastern Sioux)
Collector
Thomas S. Twiss (Thomas S. Triss), Non-Indian, ca. 1802-1871
Previous owner
Thomas S. Twiss (Thomas S. Triss), Non-Indian, ca. 1802-1871
Daisy M. Barnett, Non-Indian, 1874-1937
Seller
Daisy M. Barnett, Non-Indian, 1874-1937
Presenter/funding source
Harmon W. Hendricks (Harmon Washington Hendricks), Non-Indian, 1846-1928
Object Name
Shoulder bag/Bandolier bag
Media/Materials
Wool cloth, silk ribbon, glass bead/beads
Techniques
Sewn, overlay beadwork
Dimensions
82 x 18 x 5 cm
Object Type
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Place
Eastern Plains; USA (inferred)
Date created
1850-1860
Collection History
Collected between 1855 and 1871 at Fort Laramie, Wyoming, by Thomas S. Twiss (ca. 1802-1871, U.S. Indian agent for the upper Platte River); acquired by Daisy M. Barnett (1874-1937) at an unknown date; purchased by MAI from Daisy Barnett in 1918 using funds donated by MAI trustee Harmon W. Hendricks (1846-1928).
Catalog Number
10/8444
Barcode
108444.000
See related items
Dakota (Eastern Sioux)
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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