Necklace with eagle pendant

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Culture/People
Cherokee
Artist/Maker
Don Morse Smith (Lelooska), Cherokee descent, 1933-1996
Honoree
G. Edward Stamm (George Edward Stamm), Non-Indian, 1912-1978
Previous owner
Geoffrey E. Stamm (Geoffrey Eaton Stamm), Non-Indian
IACB source
Geoffrey E. Stamm (Geoffrey Eaton Stamm), Non-Indian
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
Object Name
Necklace with eagle pendant
Media/Materials
Whale tooth/teeth, abalone/haliotis shell, deerhide/deerskin
Techniques
Carved, incised, inlaid
Dimensions
57.2 x 9.9 x 1.9 cm
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Place
Ariel; Cowlitz County; Washington; USA (inferred)
Date created
1968
Collection History
Formerly in the collection of Geoffrey E. Stamm, General Manager of the Indian Arts Crafts Board; donated to the Indian Arts and Crafts Board by Geoffrey Stamm in memory of his father, G. Edward Stamm (1912-1978), in 1982; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/6565
Barcode
256565.000
See related items
Cherokee
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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