Native American, Huron
Height x width: 6 x 3 3/4 in. (15.2 x 9.5 cm)
Medium or Technique
Dyed moose hair, birch bark
Native North America Gallery (Gallery LG34)
Brich bark cigar case embroidered with moose hair. Top has embroidered design of a white bird in a tree and a seated man. Bottom has a red and white bird in a tree with adult and child figures.
February 18, 1994, sold by Paul Gray, Domas and Gray Gallery, Chatham, NY to James Frank, LaJolla, CA; consigned by Frank to John Molloy Gallery, New York; 2013, sold by Molloy Gallery to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 26, 2013)
Partial gift of James Frank and the Frank B. Bemis Fund and Hilsinger Janson Fund for Native American Art