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Late 19 th Century
This style of box was probably inspired by European prototypes , but it has been carefully crafted according to native practice . Birchbark is not only waterproof but also fire resistant . It can be stitched , rolled , bent or engraved , and containers , boxes , moosecalls , canoes and roof mats were made from it .
|Height||11.50 cm||(4.53 inches)|