Hochunk. <em>Bandolier Bag</em>, early 20th century. Beads, cloth, wool, silk, and metal bells, 39 3/8 × 19 in. (100 × 48.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Dick S. Ramsay Fund, 38.632. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 38.632_acetate_bw.jpg)

Bandolier Bag


Medium: Beads, cloth, wool, silk, and metal bells

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:early 20th century

Dimensions: 39 3/8 × 19 in. (100 × 48.3 cm)


Accession Number: 38.632

Image: 38.632_acetate_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Woven bag that is decorated with beaded floral pattern with a fringe of flat beaded bands ending in yarn tassels along the bottom edge. These bags are worn across the shoulder by men as an accessory. Condition: poor; losses throughout, major conservation needed to stabilize for exhibition.

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