Sunday, December 9, 2012

Creek or Seminole Bandolier Bag

Category: Bag, Bandolier
Region: Southeast
Tribe: Creek or Seminole
Period: 1825-1850
Materials: Red wool trade cloth; calico cloth; multi-colored glass seed beads; thread sewn
Description: Strap is fully beaded with abstract curvilinear designs ending with three long fingers at each end. Pouch and pouch flap also beaded with abstract curvilinear designs. Bottom of pouch and fingers of strap accented with red yarn tassels.
Dimensions: Length 31 inches 78.7 cm; Width 20.25 inches 51.5 cm
Joan Wenger, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.
Splendid Heritage, Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, Santa Fe, May 27, 1995 - September 27, 1995
Eiteljorg Museum, Indianapolis, October 23, 1998 - October 3, 1999

Copy and images from Splendid Heritage.

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