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This rectangular birch bark box was embroidered with dyed porcupine quills in a floral pattern. It measures 8cm x 10cm x 5.8cm and had a hinged lid. The initials P\T are on the base. It was donated first to the First Territorial Capital at Fort Riley and then in 1962 to the Kansas Historical Society. The First Territorial Capitol was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1970.

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Item Number: 312661
Call Number: 62.96.1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 312661

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