Figure

Date created
1977
Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Artist/Maker
Sylvia Wilnoty, Eastern Band of Cherokee, b. 1936
IACB source
Medicine Man Crafts (Medicine Man Craft Shop), 1967-
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Medicine Man Craft Shop (Cherokee, North Carolina) in 1977; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
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Place
Cherokee, Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Swain County; North Carolina; USA
See related items
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
Catalog Number
25/9860
Barcode
259860.000
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Object Name
Figure
Media/Materials
Steatite/soapstone
Techniques
Carved, incised
Dimensions
10.5 x 5.2 x 5.7 cm
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws64d173045-e562-4f32-9494-aac4475fa51c
Record ID
NMAI_275949