Box

Box made of two layers of birch bark. Edges covered in sweetgrass secured with black cotton thread. Lid and sides decorated with white porcupine quills forming a beaver motif. The decorative lid is perfectly fitted to the basket. Decoration technique: satin stitch.

  • Accession Number 2021.59.81.1-2
  • Period 19th century
  • Materials fiber, spicy, porcupine, wood, birch
  • Technique assembled, by hand, complexion, cut, sewn
  • Measurements 4,5 x 8 cm
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  • Accession Number 2021.59.81.1-2
  • Period 19th century
  • Materials fiber, spicy, porcupine, wood, birch
  • Technique assembled, by hand, complexion, cut, sewn
  • Measurements 4,5 x 8 cm
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© Pointe-à-Callière Collection, donation by Jacques Lacaille,2021.059.081.1-2
Photo by Michel Pinault

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