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bandolier bags

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bandolier bags


General purpose bags carried by North American Indians with attached shoulder straps worn over the shoulder and across the breast. Usually made of wool, muslin, or buckskin and heavily decorated with beadwork, quillwork, or embroidery. For shoulder belts worn across the breast from which wallets, small bags, or pockets often containing ammunition are sometimes suspended, use "bandoliers."


bags, bandelier

bags, bandolier

bandoliers (bags)

bandelier bags

bags, bandileer

bags, bandoleer

bags, friendship

bandileer bags

bandoleer bags

friendship bags

bandolier bag


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