Buffalo mask

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Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Artist/Maker
Allen Long, Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1917-1983
MAI agent
William F. Stiles (WFS), Non-Indian, 1912-1980
Possible owner
Allen Long, Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1917-1983
Object Name
Buffalo mask
Media/Materials
Wood, hide, paint
Techniques
Carved, painted
Object Type
Masks and Masking
Place
Qualla, Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Jackson County; North Carolina; USA
Date created
circa 1950
Collection History
Purchased in 1971 by William F. Stiles (1912-1980, MAI curator), probably from the artist, during MAI-sponsored fieldwork.
Catalog Number
24/7125
Barcode
247125.000
See related items
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Masks and Masking
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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