Bandolier Bag

Great Lakes Woodlands


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about 1890

Red trade cloth, cotton print, white, green, black, red, pumpkin and blue-gray glass beads

Overall: 33 7/16 × 12 3/16 in. (85 × 31 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Bequest of Frank C. and Clara G. Churchill



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Bag

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view

Exhibition History

Cultural Exchange, the Body, and Art and Technology, Art History 2, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 25-March 9, 2003.

Native American Designs of the Northern Woodlands, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 20, 1995-February 9, 1997.

The Tradition Continues: Native American Art from New England Collections, Smith College Museum of Art, Northhampton, Massachusetts, March 10-May 29, 1994.

Publication History

Tamara Northern, Native American Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1985.


Made by "a daughter of an Omaha Chief in Nebraska"; given to "Little Dance, a Ponca Indian"; sold to the Indian Trader, Ponca Agency, Oklahoma; sold to Clara G. Corser Turner Churchill (1851-1945) and Frank Carroll Churchill (1850-1912), Oklahoma, 1902-1904; bequeathed to present collection, 1946.

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