The Belt inspired by the Covenant Chain or Great Chain belt

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Culture/People
Mohawk
Artist/Maker
Stanley R. Hill, Sr. (Stan Hill/Stanley Robert Hill), Mohawk, 1921-2003
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB Source
Stanley R. Hill, Sr. (Stan Hill/Stanley Robert Hill), Mohawk, 1921-2003
Title
The Belt [inspired by the Covenant Chain or Great Chain belt]
Object Name
Sculpture
Media/Materials
Moose antler, wood stain
Techniques
Carved, incised, painted
Dimensions
40.6 x 5 cm
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Grand Island; Erie County; New York; USA
Island Name
Grand Island
Date created
1976
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the artist in 1976; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/6676
Barcode
256676.000
See related items
Mohawk
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
On View
NMAI, New York, NY: Infinity of Nations, Contemporary Art
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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