Ceremonial Bag with Floral Beadwork
Arts of the Americas
early 20th century
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Anonymous gift in memory of Dr. Harlow Brooks
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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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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.
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