Birch Bark Container

Dene (Athabascan)


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collected late 19th-early 20th century

Birch bark and wood

Overall: 6 7/8 × 5 11/16 × 2 3/8 in. (17.5 × 14.5 × 6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Emily W. and George H. Browne



Place Made: United States, North America

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Service

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Subarctic

Not on view


Attached Tag:" Beading technique is nearest imbricated in effect of anything I have seen. Possibly British Columbia. H.R."

Course History

ANTH 12.11, NAS 30, Arctic Crossroads: Its Peoples, Cultures, and History, William Fitzhugh, Winter 2015


Collected by George H. Browne (1857-1931) and Emily Robbins Webster Browne (1861-1942), Cambridge, Massachusetts; given (by Miss Ellen A. Webster, Emily Browne's sister) to present collection, 1942.

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