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Large Northeast Birch Bark Pictorial Container

Auction:
3243B
Lot:
213
Sold for:
$308$250

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3243B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 18, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Large Northeast Birch Bark Pictorial Container, Penobscot, c. 1890s, one side has an image of a woman, the other a fish, tied together with cane strips, ht. 16 in.
Estimate $400-600


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Keywords

Algonquian peoples, Bark, Birch, Birch bark, First Nations in Atlantic Canada, Indigenous peoples of North America, Indigenous peoples of the Northeastern Woodlands, Native American tribes, Penobscot, Plants, Wabanaki Confederacy

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