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Feather Box [with lid]

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Box elder wood, leather
DATES late 19th-early 20th century
DIMENSIONS 1 15/16 x 4 1/4 x 17 1/2 in. (5.0 x 10.8 x 44.5 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1911, Museum Collection Fund
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CAPTION Osage (Native American). Feather Box [with lid], late 19th-early 20th century. Box elder wood, leather, 1 15/16 x 4 1/4 x 17 1/2 in. (5.0 x 10.8 x 44.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1911, Museum Collection Fund, 11.694.8980. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, CUR.11.694.8980_view1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Low wooden box with lid, undecorated except for lid which has an incised star motif. Box is made from a solid piece of wood. Box is empty. Box has #8980 in pencil on bottom.
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Feather Box [with lid]