Ceremonial Bag with Floral Beadwork
Arts of the Americas
early 20th century
Anonymous gift in memory of Dr. Harlow Brooks
Rectangular bag with beaded floral design. The description of "ceremonial" may be a misnomer as this beaded cotton bag has not been verified as having a ceremonial use. Beaded bags were often worn, particularly by men, for prestige and fashion.
Condition: fair; loose beads.
This item is not on view
Probably Chippewa (Anishinaabe). Ceremonial Bag with Floral Beadwork, early 20th century. Cloth, beads, 13 x 11 in. (33 x 27.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift in memory of Dr. Harlow Brooks, 43.201.61. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 43.201.61_bw.jpg)
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