The Morrison County Historical Society has several beaded bands in its collection, most of them Ojibwe in origin, whose purpose isn’t clear, though much care and effort went into creating them.
Dark Blue Band of Beads
Narrow Bands of Beads from Hill & Richardson Store
Band of Beads in Pink, Yellow & Green … With an Orange Surprise
BEAD Exhibit Intro
Gashkibidaagan (Ojibwe bandolier bags)
Beaded purses & bags
Moccasins & leg bands