Octopus bag

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Culture/People
Potawatomi [Walpole Island, Ontario]
Possible collector
Milford G. Chandler (M.G. Chandler), Non-Indian, 1889-1981
Previous owner
Milford G. Chandler (M.G. Chandler), Non-Indian, 1889-1981
Seller
Milford G. Chandler (M.G. Chandler), Non-Indian, 1889-1981
Object Name
Octopus bag
Media/Materials
Wool cloth, glass bead/beads, silk ribbon, thread
Techniques
Sewn, overlay beadwork, edge beaded
Object Type
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Place
Walpole Island, Lake Saint Clair; Walpole Island Reserve (Bkejwanong); Lambton County; Ontario; Canada
Archipelago
Great Lakes Islands
Island Name
Walpole Island
Island Grouping
Lake Saint Clair Islands
Date created
circa 1900
Collection History
Formerly in the collection of Indian art collector Milford G. Chandler (1889-1981) and possibly collected by him; purchased by MAI from Milford Chandler in 1925.
Catalog Number
14/750
Barcode
140750.000
See related items
Potawatomi [Walpole Island, Ontario]
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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