Ojibwe maple sap strainer

Titles Ojibwe maple sap strainer
Description Sieve made of thin bentwood cylinder that has been sewn together with nettle twine. The bottom is sewn with loosely woven black cloth that has a scalloped edge. The cloth is sewn to the wood cylinder twice; one seam runs parallel to the bottom, the other follows the scallops of the fabric. The object was used to strain out impurities from maple syrup after it had been boiled down.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 6 37/64 inches height
5 1/8 inches width
Nomenclature strainer (culinary tool)
Materials wood (plant material)
plant fiber
Creation Made by: Ojibwe Indians
Subjects Collected by: Ayer, Harry Darius
Collected by: Ayer, Jeannette Ora Foster
Indian. Tools & Equipment. Food Processing
Dates Creation: Not later than 1959
Notes Forms part of Jeannette O. and Harry D. Ayer Ojibwe Collection.

Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections, The Harry and Jeannette Ayer Collection.
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 10000.468 (Accession Number)

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