Ojibwe painted leather lacrosse ball
Hard leather covered ball is made from a piece of leather with its edges drawn together in one spot and sewn down with sinew. Six strips of leather fringe painted with red stripes are sewn to the ball at the point where the covering is sewn together. A scrap of red cloth is sewn to the ball adjacent to the fringe.
Content Category: artifacts
8 17/64 inches diameter
ball (object genre)
Made by: Ojibwe Indians
Collected by: Ayer, Harry Darius
Collected by: Ayer, Jeannette Ora Foster
Indian. Recreation. Games. Traditional
Creation: Not later than 1959
Forms part of Jeannette O. and Harry D. Ayer Ojibwe Collection.
Minnesota Historical Society Collections, The Harry and Jeannette Ayer Collection.
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10000.537 (Accession Number)