Bandolier Bag



1850s (collected about 1877-1879)

Cloth, glass beads, silk, cord, wool, and thread

Overall: 37 in. (94 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Edward W. Bush, Jr., Class of 1945, Tuck 1947



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Bag

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Exhibition History

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.


Collected by Captain Charles Akers Johnson (1840-1893) [during the time he was assigned to the Red Cloud Agency and Fort Robinson, Nebraska between 1877 and 1879]; by descent to his grand nephew Edward W. Bush, Jr. (1923-2006, Class of 1945, Tuck 1947), West Hartford, Connecticut; given to present collection, 1947.

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