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Midewiwin Scroll, ca. 1860

  • Chippewa, Native American

Birch bark

  • Overall: 37 3/4 × 6 1/2 × 5/8 inches (95.9 × 16.5 × 1.6 cm)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Rutkowski



Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

James and Kris Rutkowski (Birmingham, Michigan, USA)

1991-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Chippewa, Native American, Midewiwin Scroll, ca. 1860, birch bark. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Rutkowski, 1991.1051.