Rug

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Culture/People
Oklahoma Muskogee (Creek)
Artist/Maker
Mrs. Fite, Muscogee (Creek) Nation
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
Chief Waldo Emerson McIntosh, Sr. (Dode McIntosh), Muscogee (Creek) Nation, 1893-1991
Previous seller
Yardeka Arts and Crafts
Object Name
Rug
Media/Materials
Acrylic yarn, cotton yarn
Techniques
Twill-woven
Dimensions
120.5 x 66 cm
Object Type
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place
Okmulgee; Okmulgee County; Oklahoma; USA
Date created
1968-1969
Collection History
Woven at the Yardeka Arts and Crafts co-op (near Okmulgee, Oklahoma); donated to the Indian Arts and Crafts Board by Chief Waldo Emerson (Dode) McIntosh, Sr. (Muskogee Creek, 1893-1991) in 1969; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/5539
Barcode
255539.000
See related items
Oklahoma Muskogee (Creek)
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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