• Culture/People:

    Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)

  • Object name:

    Bible and cover

  • Date created:

    1880-1900

  • Place:

    Great Lakes region; Canada, USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Paper, birchbark, porcupine quills, silk ribbon, sweetgrass, cotton thread

  • Techniques:

    Printed, bound, folded, quill embroidered, wrapped, sewn

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI from W.O. Oldman (1879-1949, did business as "W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London") in 1917.

  • Catalog number:

    6/7531

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    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the Bibles section of the "Our Peoples" gallery on the 4th floor

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