Catalog Number : 64300
Accession Number : 27301
Tribe : Ojibwe
Region : Great Lakes Area
Material : Glass beads, cotton textile, velvet, wool yarn, cotton thread.
This pocketless bag has a square loom beaded bottom panel with tabs. The bottoms of the tabs end in large glass beads with red and black yarn tassels. It exhibits a white-beaded otter-tail design at the top of the panel; the black velvet portion above this design has a floral motif. The shoulder strap is loom beaded.
Source : Donated by Mrs. Richard Herzfeld and Friends of the Museum. Collected by James Howard, anthropologist and collector, in 1946.
Catalog Number : 64192
Accession Number : 27301
Tribe : Creek
Region : Henryetta, Oklahoma
Material : Glass beads, cotton textile, suede, yarn, rib
This red bag is lined with brown cotton. The strap exhibits a diamond geometric design. It is rectangular, with an interrupted white bead design on the triangular flap in front, and a parallel design of two wavy lines on the right side. There are black yarn tassels on bottom.
Source : Donated by Mrs. Richard Herzfeld and Friends of the Museum. Collected by James Howard anthropologist and collector, in 1979 at Fife Collection (store).
Catalog Number : 63497
Accession Number : 26731
Tribe : Ojibwe
Region : Warroad, MN
Material : Glass beads, cotton textile, polyester textile

This bag, which has no pocket, is fully beaded with a floral pattern against a white background. Trimmed with thick red polyester fabric, the bag has large black and blue bead dangles with salmon colored yarn tassels. It is lined with cotton calico.

Source : Donated by Mrs. Wallace B. Behnke of Milwaukee, WI. Collected by Sidney Helliwell (father of donor) in 1906.
Catalog Number : 63374
Accession Number : 26273
Tribe : Ojibwe
Region : Devils Lake, Fort Totten Reservation, North Dakota
Material : Glass beads, velveteen

This bag is fully beaded on the straps and pouch, on a black velvet backing, with a floral motif on a white bead background. The bottom is fringed with red beads on green and yellow yarn. An otter track design runs around the edges of the pouch and horizontal band.

Source : Purchased (with funds from Mr and Mrs Richard Bourne of Whitefish Bay, WI.) from Rob Anderson of Ridgewood, IL, the collector.
Catalog Number : 59708
Accession Number : 21054
Tribe : Ho-Chunk
Region : Great Lakes area
Material : Glass beads, cloth, wool, yarn

This bag is beaded in both geometric and floral designs. The strap has a diamond geometric design; the pouch has a larger diamond design and flowers. It is trimmed in red wool, with brown wool tassels.

Source : Donated by Mrs. Irving Ott of Milwaukee, WI. Unknown collector.
Catalog Number : 58149
Accession Number : 18961
Tribe : Ojibwe
Region : Leech Lake Reservation, Minnesota
Material : Glass beads, cotton textile, wool textile, velvet, wool yarn, cotton thread.
This bag has fully beaded straps and pouch with a leaf and flower design. The horizontal panel is beaded directly onto the black velvet backing. A white otter-tail motif borders the main pouch and horizontal panel.
Source : Donated by Mrs. K. Bruckhaus of Tyler, TX.
Catalog Number : 56287
Accession Number : 17711
Tribe : Ojibwe
Region : Great Lakes, no area specified
Material : Glass beads, cotton cloth, cotton thread
This beadwork panel has not been attached to a, but would be the main pouch design. It exhibits a large floral design with blue, green, yellow, orange, black, pink, and white beads.
Source : Found in the Milwaukee Public Museum without an original number.
Catalog Number : 55842
Accession Number : 17430
Tribe : Ojibwe
Region : Great Lakes (Wisconsin)
Material : Glass beads, cotton textile, velvet, wool, silk ribbon, wool yarn
This bag has a large pocket beaded with an iridescent blue/white background. It features a large flower and leaf design. The horizontal band is beaded directly onto the black velvet backing. The tassels are cotton loops with a green fringe.
Source : Donated by Mrs. Gustave Kojatzke of Milwaukee, WI. Unknown collector.
Catalog Number : 55255
Accession Number : 16837
Tribe : Ojibwe
Region : Great Lakes; no area specified
Material : Glass beads, velvet, cloth, yarn

This bag's pouch and shoulder straps are completely covered in an array of colored glass beads. The horizontal strap above the pouch is beaded in a simple floral design, as are edges of the pouch. The bag ends in beaded tassels.

Source : Purchased with funds donated by A.D. Braun of Milwaukee, WI.
Catalog Number : 54765
Accession Number : 16202
Tribe : Potawatomi
Region : . Great Lakes Area
Material : Glass beads, brass beads, velvet cloth, cotton ribbon, wool yarn, thread

This bag is has beadwork attached to a purple velvet material. The design includes maple leaves (in blue and green), berries, and geometric patterns. The shoulder strap and bag pattern are similar; the horizontal panel is geometric. The bottom is tabbed, with yarn tassels. The majority of the bag is trimmed in red ribbon.

Source : Donated by J. Fletcher Harper. Unknown collector.