Etched Birch Bark Cylindrical Container with Lid, Depicting a Teepee and Tree

Passamaquoddy, Wabanaki, Northeast Woodlands, Woodlands

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about 1890

Etched birch bark (sgrafito), spruce root, grass

Overall: 3 3/4 × 3 1/16 × 3 1/8 in. (9.5 × 7.8 × 8 cm)

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

42.12.8512

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Box

Classification

Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view

Exhibition History

Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8, 2011-March 12, 2012.

Provenance

Moses Kimball (1809-1895) Collection, Boston, Massachusetts; sold to George H. Browne (1857-1931) and Emily Robbins Webster Browne (1861-1942), Cambridge, Massachusetts, August 17, 1926; given (by Miss Ellen A. Webster, Mrs. Browne's sister) to present collection, 1942.

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