Twined yarn bag - 975.295.56_1

975.295.56_1

Twined yarn bag

Maker: Anishinaabeg (Chippewa)
Medium:Cloth, cotton, wool
Geography: Mille Lacs Indian Reservation, Minnesota, USA
Date: early to mid-20th century
Dimensions:
41 x 45 cm
Object number: 975.295.56
Credit Line: Gift of Toronto Star Ltd.
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DescriptionUsed for storing Midewin objects. George Flashard collected the bag from Fred Blessing, who bought it from Charles Ackley, Chippewa of Mille Lacs and Wisconsin, 1959. Originally owned by Chief Buffalo at Mille Lacs Reservation, who moved from La Pointe Island, Wisconsin, to Mille Lacs.
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