Box

This original Abenaquis box has a wooden body and lid. They are made of bent bark sewn with red thread and a wooden base. The lid’s strapping is detached from its base (nails missing). There is a chip of bark at the bottom of the box body. Geometric motifs have been painted in black on the bark.

  • Accession Number 2022.26.05.1-4
  • Period 18th century
  • Materials fiber, wood
  • Measurements 7,5 x 10,8 x 17,2 cm
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  • Accession Number 2022.26.05.1-4
  • Period 18th century
  • Materials fiber, wood
  • Measurements 7,5 x 10,8 x 17,2 cm
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© Pointe-à-Callière Collection, donation by Dave St-Martin,2022.026.005.1-4
Photo by Victor Diaz Lamich

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