- Museum number
Circular birchbark box [a], with lid [b], the sides and tops decorated with undyed porcupine quills, using the natural white and brown colours to produce concentric circles on the side. The top has a six pointed star on a plain unembroidered ground. A souvenir.
- Production date
Diameter: 10.50 centimetres (a)
Diameter: 10.50 centimetres (b)
Height: 5.50 centimetres (a and b)
Height: 4.50 centimetres (a)
Height: 3 centimetres (b)
- Curator's comments
- This is a very typical Ontario produced souvenir, perhaps from Manitoulin Island. Inside is a recent note indicating that originally it held a univalve fossil from Jasper. (JCK,3/1995).
- Not on display
- Fair, but dirty.
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number