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Ojibwe birchbark sap bucket
Sap bucket formed from a single piece of birchbark folded together at the ends and sewn with basswood strips to form an oval dish. It was used for gathering sugar maple sap to be refined into syrup or sugar. From the Bois Forte Reservation, Minnesota, circa 1880.
Content Category: artifacts
11 1/2 inches length
8 5/16 inches width (widest)
4 inches depth
Made by: Ojibwe Indians
Used by: Bois Forte Band of Chippewa
Used in: Bois Forte Reservation, Minnesota, United States
Ojibwe Indians -- Food.
Ojibwe Indians -- Basket making.
Indian. Containers & Holders. Gathering
Creation: 1875 - 1899
|Holding Type||3D Objects|
1983.213.5 (Accession Number)