Probably Chippewa (Anishinaabe). <em>Ceremonial Bag with Floral Beadwork</em>, early 20th century. Cloth, beads, 13 x 11 in. (33 x 27.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift in memory of Dr. Harlow Brooks, 43.201.61. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 43.201.61_bw.jpg)

Ceremonial Bag with Floral Beadwork

Artist:Chippewa (Anishinaabe)

Medium: Cloth, beads

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:early 20th century

Dimensions: 13 x 11 in. (33 x 27.9 cm)


Accession Number: 43.201.61

Image: 43.201.61_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Rectangular bag with beaded floral design. The description of "ceremonial" may be a misnomer as this beaded cotton bag has not been verified as having a ceremonial use. Beaded bags were often worn, particularly by men, for prestige and fashion. Condition: fair; loose beads.

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