Ojibwe makak containing maple sugar

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Titles Ojibwe makak containing maple sugar
Description A miniature Ojibwe birchbark storage container or makak decorated in floral motifs employing colored cord and yarn and filled with maple sugar, circa the late 19th to early 20th century. It was collected by Darwin S. Hall at the White Earth Reservation, Minnesota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Nomenclature container (receptacle)
Materials birchbark
cord (fiber product)
Creation Made in : White Earth Reservation, Minnesota, United States
Made by: Ojibwe Indians
Subjects Collected by: Hall, Darwin S. (Darwin Scott)
Ojibwe Indians -- Basket making.
Maple sugar.
Ojibwe Indians -- Commerce.
Indian. Containers & Holders. Storing
Dates Discovery: Approximately 1891 - Not later than 1919 (Darwin Hall was appointed chairman of the Chippewa Indian Commission by President Harrison in 1891 and served in that capacity off and on for several years.)
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 582.E174 (Accession Number)

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