Item Number: WC9102004
Category: Bag, Bandolier
Tribe: Southeast - Cherokee?
Period: 1825-1850 - ca. 1825
Materials: Black wool trade cloth; multi-colored glass seed beads; red wool yarn; red silk ribbon; cotton cloth.
Description: Bead decorated cloth Bandolier Bag. A frog-like design motif in green, pink, blue and white dominates one side of strap; a repetitive abstract design connected by a zigzag line characterizes the other. Cloth pouch and its triangular flap are also decorated with repetitive abstract designs in various color beads. Red wool tassels fringe bottom of bag.
Dimensions: Length 28 inches 71.2 cm.
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.
Skinner Inc., Bolton, MA, Sale 1353, Lot 98, February 9, 1991
Penny, David W. and George C. Longfish, Native American Art, Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, Detroit, 1994, pp 60
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