19th c. Mi'kmaq Porcupine Quill Birch Bark Pincushion c. 1830s
Beautiful quill work done on 2 birch bark panels sewn together with silk side panels. Truly a treasure of hand work. This caliber of humble hand work just doesn't exist any more. An exquisite treasure. Extremely fine sewing work of silk to bark. Preaniline dyes.
2.5" x 2.5" x .75"
Condition: quill loss on both sides,