Quill Decorated Box and Lid

Mi'kmaq (Micmac), Wabanaki, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Canada, Northeast Woodlands, Woodlands


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early 20th century

Birch bark, porcupine quills, sweetgrass, and dye

Overall: 4 7/16 x 5 3/16 in. (11.2 x 13.2 cm)

Overall: 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase



North America, Canada


20th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Box


Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view

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.

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.


Milton Mead Babcock (1910-1997) [dealer], Milton, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 1954.

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