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Medicine Box


Artist Unknown (United States)


20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Medicine Box, Artist Unknown (United States)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Woodwork | Wood, metal hardware, velvet, pigment
Size: 5 1/2 x 15 x 3 5/8 in. (13.97 x 38.1 x 9.21 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Great Plains region
Culture: North America, United States, Great Plains region
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: small wooden box with hinged lid; metal handle, hinges and closure; decorated with painted and low relief carved flag and eagle on top, cross on PR side, feather fan on PL side, rattle and drum on front and feather fan and pipe (?) on back; glass and meta
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Dr. Frances E. Schaar Fund in memory of Leon and Anna Schaar
Accession Number: 2000.5
Added to Site: February 28, 2009