Container with lid
Native American (Algonkian)
Object Place: Penobscot or Passamaquoddy, Maine, United States
8.57 x 16.51 x 15.87 cm (3 3/8 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Birchbark and spruce root
Not On View
Horseshoe shaped dark bark container with lid. Scraped foliate drawing exposes lighter under-bark around sides and top of container; overlapping, half-circle, border-drawings made with a compass on lid; medallion in circle on center top.
With Hurst Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts, by 1992. Purchased in 1992.
Museum purchase with funds donated by the Barra Foundation, Inc.