Card Case

Wendat (Huron) or Mi'kmaq (Micmac), Wendat (Huron), Mi'kmaq (Micmac), Wabanaki, Quebec, Canada, Northeast Woodlands, Woodlands

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collected about 1851-1902

Birch bark case, embroidered with dyed moosehair and thread

Overall: 3 9/16 x 2 13/16 x 13/16 in. (9 x 7.2 x 2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Porter and Charles Tremain

13.85.1211

Geography/Culture

North America, Canada

Period

19th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Case

Classification

Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view

Exhibition History

The Arts of Native America, The Eastern Woodland: Algonkian and Iroquois, Dartmouth College Museum and Galleries, Anthropology and History Collections, East Gallery, Wilson Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 6-November 11, 1979.

Native American Designs of the Northern Woodlands, Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 20, 1995-February 9, 1997.

Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition; Anthropology 32, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 13-March 4, 1990.

Ancient Native American Pottery, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibitions; Anthropology 32, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, Janaury 7-February 9, 1992.

Always in Season: Folk Art and Traditional Culture in Vermont, Vermont Historical Society Museum, Montpelier, Vermont, May 8-November 1, 1982; Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, Vermont, January 15-March 7, 1983; Christian Johnson Memorial Gallery, Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont, March 20-April 25, 1983; Bennington Museum, Bennington, Vermont, May 6-September 15, 1983.

Publication History

Jane C. Beck, Always in Season: Folk Art and Traditional Culture in Vermont, Montpelier, Vermont: Vermont Council on the Arts, 1982, 144 pp., ill. p. 59.

Provenance

Unknown collector; possibly collected by the Missionary Marilla Baker Ingalls (1828-1902); to Porter (1845-1907) and Charles (1843-1922) Tremain, Fayetteville, New York, probably in 1902; given to present collection, after 1904; catalogued, 1913.

Old Number

Red No. 13.646

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