Quilled Birch Bark Bowl with Floral Quillwork Design
This eight sided Birchbark Bowl with Quillwork features a floral Porcupine Quill design on each side. The crafter attached bands of Sweetgrass between each panel and along the top and bottom of the piece. This piece is in great shape with little to no quill loss. The bowl stands 3.5″ tall and 7″ in diameter.
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 basket came from a collection. It is in like new condition. One of a Kind!
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