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Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Previous owner
Will West Long, Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1870-1947
Collector
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Mask
Media/Materials
Wood, fur
Techniques
Carved, painted
Object Type
Masks and Masking
Native Term
a li gu'n du la
Place
Swain County and Jackson County; North Carolina; USA
Collection History
Collected from Will West Long (Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1870-1947) in 1908 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
1/8979
Barcode
018979.000
See related items
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Masks and Masking
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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