Quill Decorated Box

Wendat (Huron)
First Nation
Great Lakes Woodlands


collected about 1900

Porcupine quills, birch bark, pink cloth

Overall: 3 9/16 × 4 5/16 in. (9 × 11 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Dr. Colin Campbell Stewart, III, Class of 1923



Place Made: Muskoka Reservation, Lake Ontario, Canada, North America


19th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Box

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view

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.

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.


Collected by Zoe Elizabeth Smiley Stewart (1873-1965), Muskoka Reservation, Ontario, Canada, about 1900; given to her son, to Dr. Colin Campbell Stewart, III (1902-1961), Hanover, New Hampshire; given to present collection, 1952.

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