Seal figure

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Culture/People
Cherokee
Artist/Maker
Don Morse Smith (Lelooska), Cherokee descent, 1933-1996
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
Don Morse Smith (Lelooska), Cherokee descent, 1933-1996
Object Name
Seal figure
Media/Materials
Cedar, paint
Techniques
Carved, painted
Dimensions
13.2 x 5.8 x 4.4 cm
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Ariel; Cowlitz County; Washington; USA (inferred)
Date created
1964
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the artist in 1964; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/6957
Barcode
256957.000
See related items
Cherokee
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
On View
NMAI, Washington DC: Window on Collections, Animals
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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