Ojibwe painted leather lacrosse ball

Titles Ojibwe painted leather lacrosse ball
Description 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.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 8 17/64 inches diameter
Nomenclature ball (object genre)
Materials leather
sinew (material)
cloth
Creation Made by: Ojibwe Indians
Subjects Collected by: Ayer, Harry Darius
Collected by: Ayer, Jeannette Ora Foster
Indian. Recreation. Games. Traditional
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 10000.537 (Accession Number)

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