Ornament (unfinished)

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Culture/People
probably Cherokee (attributed)
Artist/Maker
attributed to Don Morse Smith (Lelooska), Cherokee descent, 1933-1996
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
Object Name
Ornament (unfinished)
Media/Materials
Abalone/Haliotis shell
Techniques
Carved, cutout
Dimensions
5.6 x 4.8 x 0.9 cm
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Place
Ariel; Cowlitz County; Washington; USA (inferred)
Date created
circa 1965
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from an unknown source at an unknown date; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/6897
Barcode
256897.000
See related items
Cherokee
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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