About this object

History of use

Water carrier. Constructed to fit into bottom of canoe. Sometimes called canoe box or hunter's box.

Physical description

Canoe box with two opposite sides with oblique angles, and two opposite sides with acute angles. Wooden box has a flat bottom. There are three nails on each of the short sides at the base securing the bottom to the side panels. There are two holes and grooves on either end of the box.