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Object Number:70-9-68
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Micmac
Provenience: United States of America
Massachusetts
Culture Area: Northeast Culture Area
Date Made: 1875-1899
Early Date: 1875
Late Date: 1899
Section:American
Materials:Birch Bark
Quill
Length: 19.5 cm
Width: 8 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

Porcupine quill treasure box made of birchbark-circular box with fitted lid-wooden bottom geometric designs in white green and brown-not less than 60 years old-obtained from Tarr family estate, Gloucester, Mass.


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