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Bag

Museum number:
2-66130
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020066130
Accession number:
Acc.3445
Object count:
1
Description:
Sewn beadwork on cotton cloth; fully beaded multicolor floral on opaque white background using glass seed beads, loops or blue glass tube beads and silk ribbon along one edge. One side of bag is missing and shoulder strap is attached only at one corner, some beads missing.
Donor:
Betty Ann Gruberg
Collection place:
Northeastern United States
Verbatim coll. place:
; Northeast
Culture or time period:
Anishinaabe (Ojibwe)
Collector:
George M. Firestone
Collection date:
1927-1933
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.4 Fine Clothes and Accoutrements not used exclusively for status or religious purposes
Context of use:
Shoulder bag.
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
46.5 centimeters, width 14 centimeters, width 36.5 centimeters, and length 127 centimeters
Comment:
References: "The Art of the Great Lakes Indians", Flint Institute of the Arts, 1973, p. 59. Lyford, Carrie A, "Ojibwa Crafts", U. S. Dept. of Interior, 1943, pp. 125-128.
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