Medicine bag and contents (Image withheld)

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Culture/People
Potawatomi [Forest County, Wisconsin]
Previous owner
Rosie Shawano (Rosie Alloway/Mrs. John [Fred] Shawano), Potawatomi [Forest County, Wisconsin], b. ca. 1895
Collector
David T. Vernon (David Thomas Vernon/David C. Vernon), Non-Indian, 1900-1973
Previous owner
David T. Vernon (David Thomas Vernon/David C. Vernon), Non-Indian, 1900-1973
Jackson Hole Preserve, Inc. (Jackson Hole Preserve, Incorporated), 1940-
Object Name
Medicine bag and contents (Image withheld)
Media/Materials
Wool yarn
Techniques
Wrapped
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place
Soperton, Forest County Potawatomi Reservation; Forest County; Wisconsin; USA
Collection History
Formerly owned by Rosie Alloway Shawano (Mrs. John Shawano, Forest County Potawatomi, b. ca. 1895); collected from her by Indian art collector David T. Vernon (1900-1973) at an unknown date; acquired by MAI in 1968 through an exchange with the Jackson Hole Preserve, Inc. (a foundation backed by the Rockefeller family), which purchased Vernon's entire collection in 1965.
Catalog Number
24/2323
Barcode
242323.000
See related items
Potawatomi [Forest County, Wisconsin]
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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