Ojibwe birchbark sap bucket

Collections items are not for sale. A photo reproduction can be purchased.

Titles Ojibwe birchbark sap bucket
Description 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.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 11 1/2 inches length
8 5/16 inches width (widest)
4 inches depth
Nomenclature bucket (vessel)
Materials birchbark
Creation Made by: Ojibwe Indians
Subjects Used by: Bois Forte Band of Chippewa
Used in: Bois Forte Reservation, Minnesota, United States
Sugar maple--Tapping.
Ojibwe Indians -- Food.
Ojibwe Indians -- Basket making.
Indian. Containers & Holders. Gathering
Dates Creation: 1875 - 1899
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1983.213.5 (Accession Number)

User Comments

Add a comment:


Name: (required)

E-mail: (required)

I agree to the Terms of Use (required)

If you are a person leave these fields blank.