Raccoon figure

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Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Artist/Maker
Boyce Allison, Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1914-1987
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
DOI Indian Craft Shop (Department of the Interior Indian Craft Shop)
Object Name
Raccoon figure
Media/Materials
Buckeye wood
Techniques
Carved, polished
Dimensions
43.5 x 10 x 17 cm
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Cherokee, Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Swain County; North Carolina; USA
Date created
1965-1966
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Department of the Interior Indian Craft Shop (Washington, DC) in 1966; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/7020
Barcode
257020.000
See related items
Eastern Band of 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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