E0531: Bandolier Bag


Classification Category:
3:Personal Artifacts ➞ Clothing ➞ Accessory
fabric ➔ cloth
fabric ➔ yarn
100 cm L
29.5 cm W
Provenance of Object:
This object was held in the museum that Luther College started in 1877. This museum eventually grew into the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum, and following this, non-Norwegian American ethnographic objects were returned to Luther and accessioned into the college’s Anthropology Collection. Without additional documentation, was likely obtained by the Luther College Museum (later the Norwegian-American Museum) between the late 19th century and early 20th century. The bag is estimated to be from the mid-to-late 19th Century, between 1870 and 1890.
Ethnic Group:
Native American ➞ Anishinaabe
Production Date:
Between 1870 and 1890.
Source Locality:
USA, Upper Great Lakes, Minnesota or Wisconsin
Large cloth square bag with long shoulder strap.
Related Collections
Accession: 1996.ETHN62, 1/1/96 Donated by: Unknown (1996.ETHN62)