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Fringed Bandolier with Floral Design

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Cotton cloth, beads, wool
DATES 20th century
DIMENSIONS 48 7/16 x 17 5/16 in. (123 x 44 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Anonymous gift in memory of Dr. Harlow Brooks
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CAPTION Blackfoot (Native American). Fringed Bandolier with Floral Design, 20th century. Cotton cloth, beads, wool, 48 7/16 x 17 5/16 in. (123 x 44 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift in memory of Dr. Harlow Brooks, 43.201.63. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, CUR.43.201.63_view1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Large, beaded floral pattern on white beaded background on the body and band of this bag. The band is wide with a maple leaf pattern on it. The body continues the maple leaf motif with the addition of flowers and a three leafed plant. The bottom edge of bag has 11 loom beaded squares dangling from the edge in beaded in geometric patterns with yarn tassles hanging from them.
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Fringed Bandolier with Floral Design