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Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Artist/Maker
Tom Sawyer (Thomas Sawyer), Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1905-1942
Previous owner
Tom Sawyer (Thomas Sawyer), Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1905-1942
Collector
William F. Stiles (WFS), Non-Indian, 1912-1980
Object Name
Fork
Media/Materials
Wood
Techniques
Carved
Object Type
Food/Beverage Serving
Place
Qualla, Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Jackson County; North Carolina; USA
Date created
circa 1935
Collection History
Purchased from an unknown source in 1971 by William F. Stiles (1912-1980, MAI curator) during MAI-sponsored fieldwork.
Catalog Number
24/7124
Barcode
247124.000
See related items
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Food/Beverage Serving
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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