• Red Paint Pouch

    Buffalo skin pouch with beaded seam and edge trim (green, white, & black), filled with red paint powder.

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  • Great Lakes Beaded Textile

    Half circle shaped design. Black backing with red, blue, white and clear bead design.

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  • Midiwiwin Birchbark Pictures

    Birchbark strip engraved with pictures. Lore drawn in symbol on birchbark. Used by Midiwiwin (Grand Medicine Society of Calumet). This may have been an attempt to offer something in opposition to the…

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  • Ojibwa Split Grass Trinket Basket

    Red, splint grass, curled design, attached lid, ring handle, Ojibwa, Native American

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  • Flower Design Porcupine Quill Box

    Quills in floral design on lid and side, pink, green, yellow and white. Sault Ste. Marie, Ojibway, Native American. (loss of quills)

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  • White Leather Purse with Beads

    White leather with blue & orange glass beads, one side pink, other side green, fringed edge with drawstring closure. Native American.

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  • Set of caulking chisels

    Wilcox, Crittenden & Co. (manufacturer)

    Set of seven unique steel chisels designed for driving caulk between the planks on wooden sailing ships. All of the chisels have the same handle, not so unlike a baseball bat handle and each blade is…

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  • White Leather Purse with Beads

    White leather with blue & orange glass beads, one side pink, other side green, fringed edge with drawstring closure. Native American.

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  • Child's Flower Moccasins

    Left foot. Light brown leather. Child's moccasin. Cuff at ankle. Leather strap tie. Blue, green and white beaded flower motif on top of moccasin.

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  • Flower Design Porcupine Quill Box

    Quills in floral design on lid and side, pink, green, yellow and white. Sault Ste. Marie, Ojibway, Native American. (loss of quills)

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  • Midiwiwin Birchbark Pictures

    Birchbark strip engraved with pictures. Lore drawn in symbol on birchbark. Used by Midiwiwin (Grand Medicine Society of Calumet). This may have been an attempt to offer something in opposition to the…

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