Brichbark Box with Quill Decoration

Wendat (Huron), First Nation, Great Lakes Woodlands, Woodlands

Share

collected about 1900

Birch bark, porcupine quills, tan thread

Overall: 2 1/16 × 4 13/16 in. (5.2 × 12.3 cm)

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

52.2.12866

Geography/Culture

North America, Canada

Period

19th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Box

Classification

Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view

Provenance

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.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

Noticed a mistake? Have some extra information about this object? Contact Us

Subject

Subject: