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Object Number:39-18-21.1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ojibwa (uncertain)
Provenience: Great Lakes (uncertain)
North America
Culture Area: Northeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Birchbark
Sweetgrass
Moose Hair
Technique:Basketry
Height: 4 cm
Length: 0 cm
Width: 0 cm
Outside Diameter:8.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Robert Frazier, 1939

Description

Small, low, octagonal. Made of birch bark. Base and top of cover of separate pieces sewed to sides with edging of white sweet-grass (?). Thread [and needle(?)] sewing. Sides of base and cover, and especially top of cover, decorated with floral and other simple designs in dyed moose-hair (?) embroidery.

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