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Charm Bag


Artist Unknown (Mesquakie (Fox or Sauk))


c. 1870

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Charm Bag, Artist Unknown (Mesquakie (Fox or Sauk))
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Beadwork | Beads, cotton
Size: 24 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. (62.87 x 16.51 cm) (including strap)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Great Lakes/Woodlands region
Culture: Mesquakie (Fox or Sauk), North America, United States, Great Lakes/Woodlands region
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: small pouch (yellow ground with geometric design on one side, blue and yellow checkerboard with diamond design on opposite side) with green beaded trim; dark blue strap with multicolored geometric designs; beaded pendants at ends of strap
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Tess E. Armstrong Fund
Accession Number: 2002.254
Added to Site: February 28, 2009