Octagonal Birch Bark Box

Unknown people (Woodlands), Northeast Woodlands, Woodlands

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early 20th century

Birch bark, black thread, and porcupine quills

Overall: 1 5/8 x 3 in. (4.2 x 7.6 cm)

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

42.12.8517

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Box

Classification

Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in graphite, on bottom: NL $1.00

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.

Provenance

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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