• Culture/People:

    Mi'kmaq (Micmac)

  • Object name:

    Box with cover

  • Date created:

    circa 1885

  • Place:

    Maine; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Birchbark, porcupine quills, wood, spruce root, dye/dyes

  • Techniques:

    Stitched, pegged, dyed, quill embroidered

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI from an unknown source in 1920.

  • Dimensions:

    28 x 22 x 18.6 cm

  • Catalog number:



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