Chippewa Bandolier Bag from Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota – Upper Sioux area. Comprised of cotton cloth, glass beads and wool yarn. Fully beaded flower and leaf design in colors of red, green, pink, blue and yellow on a white background with a wool yarn and beaded fringe. 42 1/2 H x 15" W. Provenance: Originally given to Will Dramer of Granite Falls, MN by a Yellow Medicine County Indian Sioux Chief. Subsequently presented to Michael J. Dowling of Olivia, MN and then given to his brother-in-law Harald T. Bordewich of Olivia, MN. Late 19th century. Condition: Two very small areas of bead loss, wear and fraying to edges.
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