Box

Box made of two layers of birch bark. Edges covered in sweetgrass secured with black cotton thread. Lid and sides adorned with porcupine quills painted in natural red, green and white. The lid decorated with a four-petal flower is perfectly fitted to the basket. Decoration technique: satin stitch.

  • Accession Number 2021.59.82.1-2
  • Materials bark, birch, fiber, cotton, grass, sweetgrass, pigment, spicy, porcupine
  • Measurements 5,5 x 8 cm
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  • Accession Number 2021.59.82.1-2
  • Materials bark, birch, fiber, cotton, grass, sweetgrass, pigment, spicy, porcupine
  • Measurements 5,5 x 8 cm
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© Pointe-à-Callière Collection, donation by Jacques Lacaille,2021.059.082.1-2
Photo by Michel Pinault

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