Split spruce root - ROM2005_5419_1


Split spruce root

Maker: Eliza Sakakeep, Northern Ojibwa
Medium:Black spruce root
Geography: Weagamow Lake, Ontario, Canada
Date: 1950s
5.5 × 18 cm
Object number: 959.50.171
On view
Gallery Location:Daphne Cockwell Gallery dedicated to First Peoples art & culture
DescriptionBlack spruce root, split lengthwise in half, is used for stitching birchbark containers and formerly birchbark canoes.
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