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Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Collector
William F. Stiles (WFS), Non-Indian, 1912-1980
Object Name
Demonstration item
Media/Materials
Turtle shell/carapace, wood, cordage
Techniques
Dried
Object Type
Materials: Prepared
Place
Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Jackson County and Swain County; North Carolina; USA
Collection History
Collected in 1941 by William F. Stiles (1912-1980, MAI curator) during MAI-sponsored fieldwork.
Catalog Number
20/4393
Barcode
204393.000
See related items
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Materials: Prepared
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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