Box, Quillwork
Box, Quillwork
Box, Quillwork
Box, Quillwork
Box, Quillwork
Box, Quillwork
Box, Quillwork
Box, Quillwork


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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Native American - Woodland
Transportation
Native American ➔ Box, Quillwork

Identifier:
94526
Description:
Rectangular box with hinged lid (coffered shaped lid). Quilled decoration and wrapped root around rims and base, stylized floral motifs.
Superior, Wisconsin;Ink inscription on bottom, faded 'Aunt Whittelsey.'.
Date:
1845 – 1855
Materials:
Bark, Watap (spruce Or Other Root), Porcupine Quill
Dimensions:
3.5" h 7" w 5" d
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Gift Of Norris, Maria W.
Rights:

Makers/Donors
Ojibwa

Maria Norris, M.D.