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Birchbark notebook part of the Bishop Henry Benjamin Whipple Collection. Cover and pages made of birchbark. Cover is bound with sweetgrass and thread. Floral designs made from dyed porcupine quills are embroidered on the front and back covers. Possibly attributed to the Dakota or Ojibwe.
Content Category: artifacts
5 7/8 inches length
3 5/8 inches width
grass (plant material)
quill (spine material)
Made by (possibly): Ojibwe Indians
Made by (possibly): Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly): Minnesota, United States
Collected by: Whipple, Henry Benjamin
Creation: Approximately 1860 - Approximately 1901 (Date range based on time Bishop Whipple spent in Minnesota working for various government commissions for Indian Affairs)
Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
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1874.A (Accession Number)