Turtle figure

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Culture/People
Mohawk
Artist/Maker
Stanley R. Hill, Sr. (Stan Hill/Stanley Robert Hill), Mohawk, 1921-2003
IACB source
Duffy Wilson (Wilmer Francis Wilson/Segwoi-Don-Kwe), Tuscarora/Cayuga, 1925-2002
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
Object Name
Turtle figure
Media/Materials
Animal bone, paint
Techniques
Carved, incised, painted, polished
Dimensions
7.1 x 5.2 x 3.6 cm
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Grand Island; Erie County; New York; USA
Island Name
Grand Island
Date created
1975
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from Duffy Wilson (Wilmer Francis Wilson, Tuscarora/Cayuga, 1925-2002) in 1975; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/6739
Barcode
256739.000
See related items
Mohawk
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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