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Chippewa 47
seed 1420 Print 150 pony 43 White 769 fabric 111 cotton 256 tassles 70 black 554 dark 36 Red 1061 velvet 90 yarn 210 tape 9 Beads 2617 twill 15
bandolier 25
grapes 3 apples Diamond 223 grape leaves 2 flowers 46
ca. 1890
overall length: 38.75 in, width: 15.375 in
Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Bandolier - beaded front pocket panel with 2 large grape leaves in greens and blue or red and pink grapes, 2 light orange flowers with red centers, 2 red and pink apples with green leaves on cream-white ground-all seed beads; dark velvet side and top borders with clear seed bead diamond design, top border also has a beaded 2 leaf and 4 bud design in greens, clear blue, clear rose, pink and opalescent white; body also has purple, gray-green and black twill tape bindings, 9 bottom tassles of white bugle beads, white pony beads and an assortment of colored, faceted and large pony beads with red yarn tassles; shoulder strap is solidly beaded with grape leaves, grapes, apples and leaves in clear light green, clear kelly green, light blue, clear medium blue, dark blue, red, light orange, yellow, pink, opalescent white and black on white ground, cream-white and light blue borders with red twill tape edging; back of body and inside pocket are lined with black and white print cotton fabric; strap is lined with white flour sack material with faded green printing.
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