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Ojibwe makak containing maple sugar
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.
Content Category: artifacts
cord (fiber product)
Made in : White Earth Reservation, Minnesota, United States
Made by: Ojibwe Indians
Collected by: Hall, Darwin S. (Darwin Scott)
Ojibwe Indians -- Basket making.
Ojibwe Indians -- Commerce.
Indian. Containers & Holders. Storing
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.)
Minnesota Historical Society Collections
|Holding Type||3D Objects|
582.E174 (Accession Number)