From: Siberia | Amur River

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 2003-43-89
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Siberia | Amur River
Culture Area Siberia
Section American
Materials Birch Bark | Wood | Fishskin | Hide | Vegetable Fiber
Technique Folded | Sewn

Shallow rectangular container made of several layers of birchbark cut, folded and sewn with vegetable fiber; further re-enforced with twigs along top of interior edges; loose lining of birchbark covers interior bottom and 1/3 of sides; 2 handles of vegetable fiber and fishskin at opposite corners.

Height 11.4 cm
Length 51.4 cm
Width 25.4 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number 1899.1.89 - Other Number | 74-1-60 - Other Number

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