Oblong Birch Bark Basket with Lid

Anishinaabe (Chippewa / Ojibwa), Great Lakes Woodlands, Woodlands

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about 1900

Birch bark, spruce root, wood, porcupine quills, thread, dye

Overall: 3 1/8 × 4 1/8 × 6 7/16 in. (8 × 10.5 × 16.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Frank C. and Clara G. Churchill

46.17.9562

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Basket

Classification

Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view

Course History

NAS 30.21, Native American Art and Material, Jami Powell, Spring 2020

Exhibition History

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

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.

Publication History

George P. Horse Capture, Sr., Joe D. Horse Capture, Joseph M. Sanchez, et al., Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2011, ill. on p. 115 and p. 173, no. 143.

Provenance

Unknown maker, Odana, Wisconsin; sold to Clara G. Corser Turner Churchill (1851-1945) and Frank Carroll Churchill (1850-1912), Minnesota, about 1900-1908; bequeathed to present collection, 1946.

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