Late 19th century Ojibway (First Nations) Bandolier bag at the Philadelphia Muse…

Late 19th century Ojibway (First Nations) Bandolier bag at the Philadelphia Muse…


Late 19th century Ojibway (First Nations) Bandolier bag at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia – From the curators' comments: “The beaded bags were made by women but typically worn by men for ceremonial occasions. Although sometimes used as bags, they were more important as symbols of wealth and status and were highly valued when trading with other tribes.”

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