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Canoe model  (Watercraft and accessories)  "1890-1900"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1890-1900

Materials:

Birchbark, wood, spruce root, spruce pitch/gum

Techniques:

Folded, stitched, carved

Dimensions:

57 x 14 x 15 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa), Great Lakes, Minnesota Chippewa, Native Americans, North America, Woodlands

City:

Leech Lake Reservation

County:

Cass County, Beltrami County, Hubbard County, Itasca County

State:

Minnesota

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Probably collected between 1899 and 1903 by Thisba Hutson Morgan (1872-1966), wife of Bureau of Indian Affairs employee Howell Morgan (1863-1952), who was stationed at Leech Lake, Minnesota; inherited by their son Cecil Morgan (1898-1999); donated to MAI in 1983.

Source ID:

NMAI_265375

Catalog Number:

25/360

Album Name:

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