People of the Waters - Natural Resources
OPM #:
2010.103.43
Object Name:
Needle
Description:
Mat needle made from the rib bone of a deer or bear.
Comments:
Made by Mrs. John Rain, a Menominee Indian woman who lived north of Neopit (from Zoar Settlement, Neopit, WI, Menominee Indian Reservation). These needles were used in making mats and nets.
Collector:
Buckstaff, Ralph N.
Material:
Bone
Culture/Period:
Menominee
Dimensions:
W-1.4 L-31.1 D-0.3 cm
People:
Rain, Mrs. John
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