Aron Griffith bear doll
Aron Griffith bear doll: Griffith is one of only a few Maliseet artists creating baskets. He works with birch bark, and dolls are one of his specialties . This doll, made from light summer bark, is adorned with the image of a bear and bear claws. The bear, one of the strongest land animals in North America, is known for its intelligence and speed as well.
The artist adds a light silhouette around the images to create additional contrast between the dark and light surfaces.
Doll is approximately 7″ high; 8″ wide; 1 1/2″ d
Materials: birch bark, corn silk, wood, cedar, sinew, yarn
Out of stockArtist: Aron Griffith, Maliseet