Quill Work on Birch Bark

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Floral Quillbox Star Quillbox Raised Star Quillbox

Floral Quill Box, 1988
Lahy Bailey-Saginaw Chippewa
Porcupine quills, birch bark, sweetgrass, thread
4 1/2" x 2"

Star Quillbox, Date Unknown
Artist Unknown-Manitoulin Island
Porcupine quills, birch bark, sweetgrass, thread
5 1/2" x 3 3/4"

Raised Star Quillbox, Date Unknown
Artist Unknown-Manitoulin Island
Porcupine quills, birch bark, sweetgrass, thread
3 1/2" x 2 1/2"

Floral Raised Quillbox Round Mat Square Mat

Floral Raised Star Quillbox, 1974
Artist Unknown-Saugeen Indian Ojibway Nation
Porcupine quills, birch bark, sweetgrass, thread

4" x 1 3/4"

Round Mat, 1977
Artist Unknown
Porcupine quills, birch bark, sweetgrass, thread

8"

Square Mat, 1982
Artist Unknown-Odawa
Birch bark, porcupine quills, sweetgrass, thread
7"

 

 

Oval Mat Round Mat Basket c. 1890

Oval Mat, 1977
Artist Unknown
Birch bark, porcupine quills, sweetgrass, thread

6 1/2" x 8 1/4"

Round Mat, 1982
Artist Unknown-Odawa
Birch bark, porcupine quills, sweetgrass, thread
7 3/4"

Basket, c.1890
Sabattis Tomah-Passamaquoddy, Maine
Birch bark, cedar, split spruce root

11 7/8" x 8 7/8" x 13"

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