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Birchbark Container

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Linden-Museum Stuttgart

Linden-Museum Stuttgart

The images on this box made of birch bark and decorated with opulent quill ornaments reflect traditional life of the Great Lakes area. On the lid women in European clothing are shown, flanked by men, who barter. In combination these colorful quill motifs form an impressive work of art.

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  • Title: Birchbark Container
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date: 1834
  • Physical Dimensions: w26.5 x h17 x d17.5 cm
  • From the Ojibwa people: US and Canada
  • Provenance: Linden-Museum
  • Type: Container Made of Bark
  • Rights: Linden-Museum, Foto: Anatol Dreyer

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