Native American, Huron
Height x width: 4 5/8 x 2 5/8 x 2 1/2 in. (11.7 x 6.7 x 6.4 cm)
Medium or Technique
Moose hair, birch bark
Not On View
Birch bark chair is a very rare form. Moose hair embroidery with bird design on front panel and flowers embroidered throughout.
Acquired through Willis Henry Auctions, Marshfield, MA, by John Molloy Gallery, New York; April 19, 1994, sold by Molloy Gallery to James Frank, LaJolla, CA; consigned by Frank to Molloy Gallery; 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