Container

1993.026.001

Title

Container

Identifier

1993.026.001

Date

1794

Creator

Uknown

Coverage

Trondheim, Norway

Source

Gift of Oliver Aune

Format

Wood
Dimensions: height, 7.625 inches; width 4.5 inches; depth, 3.875 inches

Subject

Container
Birch Bark
Kolrosing

Description

Double layer birch bark cylindrical container with flat pine bottom. Vertical seams are anchored with tiny wooden pegs. Fine root stitching at top edge. Inscription and free-hand floral and leaf kolrosing design on side of container.

Inscription: Dorte Tollevsdotr Melhaugen 1794

Dimensions: height, 7.625 inches; width 4.5 inches; depth, 3.875 inches

Citation

Uknown, “Container,” Virtual Galleries, accessed June 28, 2017, http://collections.vesterheim.org/items/show/222.