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wastebasket  
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Province of New Brunswick, Heritage Branch
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Artist/Maker: Tomah, Joseph
Name of Object: wastebasket
Category: furnishings
Sub-category: household accessory
Discipline: Social History
Material: bark, birch
Technique: etched
Accession Number: NB 990.18.21
Museum Collection: Unknown
Culture: Native
Description: Circular shaped and tapered slightly to the base. There is an etched design which consists of a saw tooth marking around top and base, cross hatching and vine like patterns. Around the centre section are five panels. Panel one is a mythological animal, possibly a lynx. Panel two is an owl. Panel three is a moose. Panel four is a tepee and campfire. Panel five is two Indians in a canoe chasing a swimming deer. The top edge has bound grass to the outside and wood hoops to the inside.
Height: 33,5
Unit-Linear: cm
Quantity: 1
Marks/Labels: Panel three has the Indian word "MEE-QUI-DA-HAMUN" above the moose. Panel five has the word "KOLELE-MOOK" above the Indians.
Institution: Province of New Brunswick, Heritage Branch
Institution City: Fredericton
Institution Province: New Brunswick

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