• Culture/People:

    probably Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Shoulder bag/Bandolier bag

  • Date created:

    circa 1870

  • Place:

    Great Lakes region; Canada, USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Wool cloth, cotton cloth, glass bead/beads, wool twill tape, button/buttons, cotton thread

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, loom beadwork, overlay beadwork

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown, formerly in the collection of Abel E. Brooks (1834-ca. 1915, renowned collector of Civil War firearms); acquired by George Heye in 1906.

  • Dimensions:

    87 x 26.3 cm

  • Catalog number:



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