Rectangular Box with Cover
Arts of the Americas
Birch bark, porcupine quill
early 20th century
3 15/16 x 4 1/2 x 7 7/8 in. (10.0 x 11.5 x 20.0 cm) (show scale)
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Huron. Rectangular Box with Cover, early 20th century. Birch bark, porcupine quill, 3 15/16 x 4 1/2 x 7 7/8 in. (10.0 x 11.5 x 20.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, 08.427a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 08.427a-b_view1_bw.jpg)
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Birch bark box and cover with red, brown, tan and white porcupine quill designs depicting Native Americans in a canoe, birds, flowers, and leaves, as well as additional figures. The edges are wrapped with white bird quills.
Condition: Some of the quillwork is worn away; bark is torn in several places.
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