Pestle

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Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Previous owner
Leon A. Miller ("Chief" Miller), Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1895-1961
Seller
Leon A. Miller ("Chief" Miller), Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1895-1961
Object Name
Pestle
Media/Materials
Wood
Techniques
Carved
Object Type
Food Gathering and Preparation
Place
Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Jackson County and Swain County; North Carolina; USA
Collection History
Formerly in the collection of Leon A. ("Chief") Miller (Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1895-1961), coach of the Community College of New York lacrosse team from 1932 to 1960 and CCNY head football coach from 1942 to 1944; purchased by MAI from Leon Miller in 1940.
Catalog Number
20/2583
Barcode
202583.000
See related items
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Food Gathering and Preparation
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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