Item Number: WC8903030
Tribe: Great Lakes - Eastern Great Lakes, Eastern Ojibwa-Chippewa or Ottawa
Materials: Native tanned and black dyed deerskin; dyed prorcupine quills; wool yarn; white glass seed beads
Description: Front of bag is decorated with two quill decorated panels. Designs consist of upright and inverted triangles in red, outlined in black. Quill work is plaited using a two thread technique. Carrying strap is finger woven (oblique interlace) yarn with white beads integrated to produce a pattern of open diamonds.
Dimensions: Height 19.75 inches 50.2 cm; Width 9.25 inches 23.5 cm
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
Splendid Heritage, The Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, February 10, 2009 - March 1, 2010
Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wy, May 1, 2010 - October 31, 2010
Missouri History Museum, St. Louis, Mo, Febuary 12, 2010 - April 24, 2010
Warnock, John and Marva Warnock, eds, Splendid Heritage: Perspectives on American Indian Art, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2009, pp 65
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