Quilled Birchbark Box with Raised Floral Design
This Birchbark Box with Raised Quilled Design features two flowers on the cover with a band of sweetgrass around the edges. The bottom of the container has the white birchbark on the outside and a band of sweetgrass on the top and bottom. This piece is in great shape with little to no quill damage.
Birchbark boxes are traditional containers made from the bark of birch trees. They are typically used for storing and transporting food, clothing, and other items. This Container stands 3.5″ tall. and 5″ in diameter. This basket came from a collection. It is in like new condition. One of a Kind!
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