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Beaded birchbark tobacco can cover
Description A beaded cover for a tobacco can, circa the mid-20th century or earlier. The beads are mounted on birchbark and secured with yarn over a wire rim. The cover also incorporates a fabric handle wound in beads. This object was donated by Daughters of the American Revolution, Mendota Chapter, and reportedly given to Carolyn Punderson's father by Minnesota Indians, possibly Dakota or Ojibwe.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 5 inches length
3 inches width
5 inches height
Nomenclature Cover (overlying object)
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made by (possibly) Ojibwe Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Subjects Owned by: Punderson, Miss Carolyn
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made by (possibly) Ojibwe Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Indian. Art
Indian. Ceremonial Artifacts. Smoking Equipment
Dates Use: Not later than 1939
date donated
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 2042