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19th Century Native American Oklahoma Territory Bandolier Bag


Region / Tribe: Oklahoma territory Delaware / Creek-Cherokee,  circa 1860s Material: Native tanned deer hide, cotton thread, glass beads Dimension: L. 34” x W. 10” (bag), W.of bandolier with fringe 3” Collection History: Private Minnesota Collection References: Attached opinion by Dr. Ted Brasser. Condition: Excellent, No restoration Comments: This is a rare example of a Southeast tradition adapted to the rich cultural mix of Oklahoma territory after Native American removal from the Southeast. This piece is constructed in a Delaware fashion with strong Creek and Cherokee design conventions. See Dr. Brasser’s essay discussing Delaware, Cherokee and Creek cross cultural influences.


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    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 34 in. x W 10 in. x D 0.25 in.

    H 86.36 cm x W 25.4 cm x D 6.35 mm

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    Cortlandt Manor, NY
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