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

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Aron Griffith bear doll. Aron Griffith, Maliseet artist, creates dolls from birch bark with various designs. Maine Indian Basketmakers Alliance.

Weight 4 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 12 × 12 in
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