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Bark strips

Museum number:
2-30863
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Accession number:
Acc.1476
Object count:
1
Description:
Strips of cedar bark.
Donor:
American Indian Film Project
Collection place:
Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Verbatim coll. place:
Canada; British Columbia; Vancouver Island; Victoria
Culture or time period:
Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl)
Collector:
Samuel A. Barrett
Collection date:
1961
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
8.3 For Manufacturing
Accession date:
1961
Context of use:
Dipped in boiling water, then placed on corners of box to steam them into shape.
Department:
Native US and Canada (except California)
Comment:
Dipped in boiling water, then placed on corners of box to steam them into shape.
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