Box Lid


From: North America | Great Lakes

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 63-8-7.2
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Ojibwa
Provenience North America | Great Lakes
Culture Area Northeast Culture Area
Section American
Materials Birchbark | Fiber | Quill

Small, round, sewn with thread. Lid, red and white with quills around side of lid-some missing. Small circles of crossed quills on top in black and white with red and white in center. Same circles in red and white spaced around side of box, label on bottom says: "Box made of birchbark and porcupine quillls. Made by an old Indian woman an 118 years of age...Sault St..."

Height 4.7 cm
Outside Diameter 7.8 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Robert Pemberton, 1963
Other Number L-260-7 - Old Loan Number

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