Item Number: WC8708943
Category: Bag, Bandolier
Period: 1875-1900 - ca. 1885
Materials: Multi-colored glass seed beads; black wool cloth; wool yarn; silk ribbon (traces).
Description: Loom woven beadwork bag decorated with crossed american flages in red, white, and blue against a white background on both the panel and strap. Strap is offset from pouch and has a single beaded tab on each end. Beaded tabs with flag motif decorate bottom of panel.
Dimensions: Length 33.25 inches 84.5 cm
Lessard Collection - SD 993
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
cf. Hodge, G. Stuart, Director, The American Indian and The American Flag, Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, 1975, pp 120, Fig 151
cf. Hill, Tom and Richard W. Hill Sr., Editors, Creation's Journey: Native American Identitiy an Belief, Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C., 1994, pp 30
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