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Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Artist/Maker
Adam Welch, Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1925-1985
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
DOI Indian Craft Shop (Department of the Interior Indian Craft Shop)
Object Name
Pendant
Media/Materials
Catlinite/pipestone, commercial suede thong
Techniques
Carved, drilled, tied
Dimensions
8.2 x 2.7 x 2.5 cm
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Place
Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Jackson County and Swain County; North Carolina; USA (inferred)
Date created
1970-1971
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Department of the Interior Indian Craft Shop (Washington, DC) in 1971; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/5207
Barcode
255207.000
See related items
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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