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birch bark horn
  • North or Central America
  • birch bark horn, early-mid 1900s
  • birch bark, plant fiber, wood, wire
  • Object Height/Diameter: 54 x 23.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 21 1/4 x 9 1/4 in
  • Gift of Ann and Britt Brown, Blackbear Bosin Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2553

The tall, narrow conical object is made of birch bark. There are wooden rims at either end, which are both open. The bark is stitched to wooden rims with plant fiber or wire and is stitched closed on the side with the plant fiber.