Figure of a squirrel

Date created
1972
Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Artist/Maker
Goingback Chiltoskey (Going Back Chiltoskey/G.B. Chiltoskey/Goingback Chiltaski), Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1907-2000
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from an unknown source in 1972; 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
On View
NMAI, Washington DC: Window on Collections, Animals
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
Catalog Number
25/5411
Barcode
255411.000
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Object Name
Figure of a squirrel
Media/Materials
Wood
Techniques
Carved
Dimensions
24.2 x 8 x 20.1 cm
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws65cc4058b-6205-4a34-96a8-cc1450a58a70
Record ID
NMAI_271276