Native American (Eastern Woodlands, possibly Huron)
Object Place: USA
Overall: 23 x 40 x 1.5 cm (9 1/16 x 15 3/4 x 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Birchbark, quill, and silk lining
Native North America Gallery (Gallery LG34)
Worked with polychrome porcupine quills in pink, red, blue, green, yelow and white. Border of sweet grass sewn with thread. On each side is a different pattern of flowers, leaves and buds. Around each is a border of small leaves. Lined with red-violet silk. Silk worn; some areas of embroidery worn. Quillwork.
Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb