Birchbark Container Spruce Root Designs
Spruce Root Decorated Birchbark ContainerThis Birchbark Container features Spruce Root designs on the sides and cover. The artist used Spruce Root pieces dyed dark blue to stitch the container together. He stitched two pieces of Birchbark together with imitation sinew for the cover. The cover is sturdy and you can take it completely off the container. Then he used more dyed Spruce Root to create small geometric designs on the sides and cover. Spruce Root dyed dark green appears around the top of the container and dark blue is around the edge of the cover. A piece of Braintanned Deerskin Leather Lacing serves as 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 about 6″ tall. The bottom measures 6.5″ x 5.5″. The cover measures 5″ in diameter. The Container came from a collection. so You will see a couple of small cracks on the side. Most of the dyed Spruce Root has faded on the outside, but you can see the original color on the inside. One of a Kind!
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