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Culture/People
Catawba
Artist/Maker
Sara Ayers (Sara Lee Ayers), Catawba, 1919-2002
Previous owner
Helen Pep Grodka (Helen Groz Pep/A Tehom Win/Mrs. Frederick B. Grodka), Non-Indian, 1898-1982
Donor
Sonia Grodka Blumenthal (Sonia Dorothy Grodka), Non-Indian
Harry W. Blumenthal, Non-Indian, 1924-2013
Object Name
Figure
Media/Materials
Pottery
Techniques
Modeled
Dimensions
8.3 x 13.3 cm
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
South Carolina; USA (inferred)
Date created
1973-1974
Collection History
Purchased by Helen Pep Grodka (1898-1982, an artist and Native American art enthusiast) in 1974 at a heritage festival in Danbury, Connecticut; donated to MAI in 1982 by Helen Pep Grodka's daughter and son-in-law, Sonia Grodka Blumenthal and Harry W. Blumenthal (1924-2013).
Catalog Number
25/1381
Barcode
251381.000
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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