Title: Butterfly on Flower Quill Box
Artist: Francine Desmoulin
Size: 3" Diameter; 2.5" tall (4" tall including the flower, etc.)
Materials: Birchbark, Porcupine Quills, Sweetgrass, thread
Title: Black Bear Quill BoxArtist: Steven PangowishSize: 3" X 4" oval; 3" tallMaterials: Birchbark, Porcupine Quills, Sweetgrass, thread
Crafted by the hands of Lorraine Besito, of the Saugeen First Nations, this three-inch quill box displays an eagle surrounded by a natural porcupine quill border. The birchbark background only helps frame the eagle, bringing the piece together. A powerful symbol in most Native American...
Lorraine Besito held nothing back with this incredible quill box, depicting a bold red, three-dimensional thistle flower. Through the use of the tufting technique, an incredibly difficult task, Lorraine brings this flower to life. With a natural birch bark background, as well as green leaves...