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Birchbark notebook
1874.B, front
1874.B, open
1874.B, back
Description A birchbark notebook, possibly Ojibwe or Dakota, collected by Bishop Henry Benjamin Whipple, circa the mid to late 19th century. The cover and pages made of birchbark. The cover is bound with sweetgrass and thread. Floral designs made from dyed porcupine quills are embroidered on the front and back covers.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 6 inches length
3 7/8 inches width
Nomenclature Notebook
Creation Made by (possibly) Ojibwe Indians
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly) Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Bishop Henry Benjamin
Made by (possibly) Ojibwe Indians
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly) Minnesota, United States
Indian. Communication
Indian. Art
Dates Discovery: Approximately 1860 - Approximately 1901

Credit Line Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 1874.B