Bandolier Bag

Lenape (Delaware)
Mid-Atlantic 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: Purchased through the Miriam H. and S. Sidney Stoneman Acquisitions Fund



Place Made: Oklahoma or Kansas, United States, North America


19th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Bag

Research Area

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.

This Land: American Engagement with the Natural World, Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 5-May 3, 2022.

Publication History

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.

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.


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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