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Beaded birchbark tobacco can cover
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.
Content Category: artifacts
5 inches length
3 inches width
5 inches height
cover (overlying object)
Made by (possibly): Dakota Indians
Made by (possibly): Ojibwe Indians
Made in: Minnesota, United States
Owned by: Punderson, Miss Carolyn
Indian. Ceremonial Artifacts. Smoking Equipment
Creation: Not later than 1939 (Date object was donated to the Minnesota Historical Society.)
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2042 (Accession Number)