• Culture/People:

    probably Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Covered box in the form of a house

  • Date created:

    1885-1910

  • Place:

    Great Lakes region; Canada, USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Birchbark, porcupine quills, dye/dyes, sweetgrass

  • Techniques:

    Folded, stitched, dyed, quill embroidered

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; MAI purchase from an unknown source in 1948.

  • Dimensions:

    28 x 20 x 22 cm

  • Catalog number:

    21/1979

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