• Culture/People:

    Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)

  • Object name:

    Shoulder bag/Bandolier bag

  • Date created:

    circa 1885

  • Place:

    Turtle Mountain Reservation; Rolette County; North Dakota; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Wool cloth, silk cloth, muslin, glass bead/beads, wool yarn, thread

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, loom beadwork, quilted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected by Major John H. Waugh (1853-1894, U.S. Indian agent at the Turtle Mountain and Fort Totten/Devil's Lake reservations from 1890 to 1893); inherited by his children, John H. Waugh (1878-ca. 1965) and Edna B. Waugh (1883-1967); lent to MAI by them in 1941 and never reclaimed.

  • Dimensions:

    101 x 31 cm

  • Catalog number:



    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the Anishinaabe exhibit in the "Our Universes" gallery on the 4th floor

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