Artist Ojibwa, Native American
Title
  • Bandolier Bag
Date ca. 1873
Medium glass beads, velveteen, cotton and wool braid
Dimensions Overall: 40 × 12 inches (101.6 × 30.5 cm)
Credit Line Museum Purchase, Flint Ink Foundation and Edgar A.V. Jacobsen Acquisition Fund
Accession Number 2006.9
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed and dated in beadwork at the bottom of the bag: MAH NOME NEE KAY GEE ZIS (Rice Moon (August)) | EE | NEE | NEE (Man) | GEE | WEE | DO (Wife) | 1873 | WEE | DEE | GAY (Married) | GEE | SZ | HEE | GUD (Day)
Paul Armstrong (Bessie, Oklahoma, USA).
Richard Pohrt, Jr.;
2006-present, purchased 2006 by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)