Objects
Box with a lid. Oroche
Box with a lid. Oroche
Title
Box with a lid
Ethnic groups
Oroche
Territory
Ussuri Krai, village Khutu-Data
Date
late 19th - early 20th century
Collectors-person
Rubrics
storage
Material
Wood (birch bark); threads: plant fiber: cotton; paint
Dimensions
length 17.0; length of lid 18.0
Number
РЭМ 1870-14
Annotation
Rectangular birch bark box with a lid; the lid has an embossed ornament painted red and blue on its surface. In the middle of the pattern is a rosette with four spirals, with bear’s heads shown on the sides. They symbolized an amulet against evil spirits. The box was used for carrying sundry little things.