Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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lidded box
  • unknown Ojibwe (Ojibwa) maker
  • lidded box, late 1800s–1925
  • Where object was made: Northeastern United States
  • birch bark, porcupine quills, plant fiber, thread, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 10 x 10 x 4 cm
    Length/Width/Depth: 3 7/8 x 3 7/8 x 1 9/16 in
  • Gift from the estate of Gertrude W. Green
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0987

The square box of birch bark has crosshatch designs on the sides and leaf designs made of quills on the attached lid. It is brown.