Early 20th Century Birch Bark Container

$750.00

Early 20th Century Birch Bark Container

This marvelous container is etched with a moose, clover, tree, and geometric designs. It was made ca. the early 1900s, likely by a Penobscot artist. Deerskin handles.

The wooden rim as well as the container itself are lashed with spruce root, whose deterioration has caused some loss. The container is fragile, but remains a beautiful work of art.

13 inches in diameter x 17 1/2 inches high.

See an interesting display of birch bark and other items on the Maine Memory Network website.

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Early 20th Century Birch Bark Container

This marvelous container is etched with a moose, clover, tree, and geometric designs. It was made ca. the early 1900s, likely by a Penobscot artist. Deerskin handles.

The wooden rim as well as the container itself are lashed with spruce root, whose deterioration has caused some loss.

13 inches in diameter x 17 1/2 inches high.

See an interesting display of birch bark and other items on the Maine Memory Network website.

Weight 28 lbs
Dimensions 20 × 20 × 24 in
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