Bandolier Bag

Lenape (Delaware), Mid-Atlantic Woodlands, Woodlands


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about 1850

Glass beads, cotton cloth, ribbon, wool cloth, buttons, thread

Overall: 29 15/16 × 22 13/16 in. (76 × 58 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Miriam H. and S. Sidney Stoneman Acquisitions Fund



North America, United States


19th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Bag


Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view


Old papter tag, inscribed, in graphite, in script: "Smoking pouch made by / Indians and given to James / H. Haynes, grandfather of F. R. / White, as an emblem of peace. / It was made and given to him / in the period of 1850. / Entered by F.R. White, / Cassville, Mo." [in Object File]

Exhibition History

Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8, 2011-March 12, 2012.

Publication History

John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 116, ill. plate no. 47.

George P. Horse Capture, Sr., Joe D. Horse Capture, Joseph M. Sanchez, et al., Native American Art at Dartmouth: Hightlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2011, ill. p. 23 and on p. 174, no. 149.


Collected in Wichita Falls, Texas, not far from the Delaware Caddo Reservation in Oklahoma; given to James H. Haynes, about 1850; given to his grandson, F. R. White, Cassville, Missouri; Bonhams & Butterfields, Native American Art, Sale 16150, Lot number 3468, December 8, 2008, San Francisco, California; sold to present collection, December 8, 2008.

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