Micmac (Mi'Kmaq). <em>Square Box and Cover</em>, early 20th century. Birchbark, porcupine quill, 7 x 7 x 3 1/8 in. (17.8 x 17.8 x 7.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift in memory of Dr. Harlow Brooks, 43.201.160a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 43.201.160a-b_bw.jpg)

Square Box and Cover

Artist:Micmac (Mi'Kmaq)OttawaChippewa (Anishinaabe)

Medium: Birchbark, porcupine quill

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:early 20th century

Dimensions: 7 x 7 x 3 1/8 in. (17.8 x 17.8 x 7.9 cm)


Accession Number: 43.201.160a-b

Image: 43.201.160a-b_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
This is a decorative box with lid that was probably made for the tourist trade. Birchbark has been sewn with traditional porcupine quillwork in a floral pattern.

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