Ojibwe birchbark makak

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Titles Ojibwe birchbark makak
Description Ojibwe birchbark makak decorated with scraped floral designs. Used in pageants held at Itasca State Park, Minnesota, in the early-to-mid 1900s. The pageants were written by Jack Rohr to celebrate the anniversary of the Schoolcraft exploration of the source of the Mississippi River.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 11 inches height
11 3/4 inches length
9 1/4 inches width
Nomenclature container (receptacle)
Materials birchbark
plant fiber
pitch (tar)
wood (plant material)
Creation Made by: Ojibwe Indians
Subjects Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe
Used by: Rohr, Jack F.
Used in: Itasca State Park
Used in: Minnesota, United States
Mississippi River, United States
Pageants -- Minnesota -- Itasca State Park.
Ojibwe Indians -- Basket making.
Ojibwe Indians -- Drama.
Exploration and surveys
Indian. Containers & Holders. Storing
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1900 - Not later than 1932
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 64.139.8 (Accession Number)

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