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Object description

  • Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa) artist
  • Pouch, before 1927
  • Cotton, wool, glass
  • Great Lakes, North America
  • H: 37 1/2 in, W: 13 1/2 in (H: 95.2 cm, W: 34.3 cm)
  • Museum Purchase, 1927
  • E21446


This is a shoulder pouch decorated with glass beadwork. One side is completely covered with beads in a floral pattern. The colors of the glass beads are white, dark green, light green, medium green, yellow, gold, dark and light blue, black, red coral, and purple. The bag is edged with dark green wool trim work along each side.