Birchbark Container Mini Quilled
Birchbark Mini Container with QuillworkThis mini Birchbark basket features Porcupine Quill designs on the sides. The crafter used Porcupine Quills to hold the container together. He used Blue Porcupine Quills to create a simple design on both sides of the basket. Then he attached a band of Sweetgrass to the top edge. The crafter braided fibers to create a carrying handle.
Birchbark containers are traditional containers made from the bark of birch trees. They are typically used by Indigenous people in North America for storing and transporting food, clothing, and other items. This Container stands 2″ tall. The bottom measures 2″ x 1.75". This basket came from a collection. It is in like new condition. One of a Kind!
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