Beaded Shoulder Bag, between 1850 and 1900

  • Ojibwa, Native American

Beads, plant fiber, wool and cotton backing

  • Overall: 35 × 12 3/8 × 1/4 inches (88.9 × 31.4 × 0.6 cm)

Gift of Mrs. Zygmunt D. Karchevski

58.66

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Floral patterns
  • Beading (process)
  • Plant fiber
  • Cotton (fiber)
  • Fringe
  • Wool (textile)
  • Beadwork
  • Shoulder bag
  • Bandolier bag

said to have been collected by a Mr. Loring, a student of Indian [sic] music, among the Plains Indians (Sioux) (per receipt dated 2 April 1958). 1958, Mrs. Zygmunt D. Karchevski; 1958-present, given 1958 to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

possibly Ojibwa, Native American, Beaded Shoulder Bag, between 1850 and 1900, beads, plant fiber, wool and cotton backing. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Zygmunt D. Karchevski, 58.66.