Pig figures

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Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Artist/Maker
Goingback Chiltoskey (Going Back Chiltoskey/G.B. Chiltoskey/Goingback Chiltaski), Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1907-2000
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
Object Name
Pig figures
Media/Materials
Wood
Techniques
Carved, polished
Dimensions
5.2 x 1.7 x 2.8 cm
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Jackson County and Swain County; North Carolina; USA (inferred)
Date created
circa 1950
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
25/6964
Barcode
256964.000
See related items
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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