Mat needle

Culture/People
Minnesota Chippewa [White Earth, Minnesota]
Collector
Frances T. Densmore, Non-Indian, 1867-1957
Seller
Frances T. Densmore, Non-Indian, 1867-1957
Collection History
Collected by ethnologist and ethnomusicologist Frances Densmore (1867-1957), probably in 1917; purchased by MAI from Frances Densmore in 1917.
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Place
White Earth, White Earth Reservation; Becker County; Minnesota; USA
See related items
Minnesota Chippewa [White Earth, Minnesota]
Basketmaking and fiber-working tools
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
Catalog Number
6/7703
Barcode
067703.001
Object Type
Basketmaking and fiber-working tools
Object Name
Mat needle
Media/Materials
Animal Bone
Techniques
Carved, perforated
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws65fa2a95e-d948-4a45-9f11-a81dd2e0ad75
Record ID
NMAI_73079