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Birchbark Box with Hinged Cover, early 19th century

  • Canadian, Native American

Birch bark, porcupine quills, varnish, and cotton seamtape

  • Overall: 5 1/2 × 5 1/4 × 6 3/8 inches (14 × 13.3 × 16.2 cm)

Gift of Mrs. Orville H. Ehnes

47.69

Janet E. Ehnes (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

1947-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Canadian, Native American, Birchbark Box with Hinged Cover, early 19th century, birch bark, porcupine quills, varnish, and cotton seamtape. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Orville H. Ehnes, 47.69.