Beaded bag of black cloth, with triangular shaped flap folded over opening, and shoulder sash backed with pink silk. Organic decorative motifs on bag in pink, white, and green beads; sash decorated with repeating spiral and line motif in green, white, and pink beads. Sash trimmed in yellow silk, with silk rosettes at forked end of sash. Yarn tassels attached to bottom of bag.

Bandolier Bag

Creek culture, Southeastern Woodlands region, Native American

About 1820

  • Titles Bandolier Bag (Descriptive)
  • Medium cloth, cotton, silk, beads
  • Dimensions 31 1/2 x 12 1/8 x 1 1/4 in. (80 x 30.8 x 3.2 cm)
  • Credit Line Museum purchase with funds provided by the 2000 Museum Dinner and Ball, 2000.131
  • Work Type bandolier bag
  • Classification Costume