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5 items
  • Culture/People:

    Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)

  • Object name:

    Covered box with butterfly design

  • Date created:

    circa 1890

  • Place:

    Great Lakes region; Canada, USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Birchbark, porcupine quills, spruce root, dye/dyes

  • Techniques:

    Bent, stitched, quill embroidered

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Joseph W. Keppler (1872-1956, long-time friend of George Heye); given to George Heye in 1910.

  • Dimensions:

    5 x 6.8 cm

  • Catalog number:



    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the Anishinaabe exhibit in the "Our Universes" gallery on the 4th floor

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