Copper

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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
DOI Indian Craft Shop (Department of the Interior Indian Craft Shop)
Object Name
Copper
Media/Materials
Copper
Techniques
Hammered, engraved
Dimensions
72.1 x 48.6 x 1.8 cm
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place
Ariel; Cowlitz County; Washington; USA (inferred)
Date created
circa 1975
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Department of the Interior Indian Craft Shop (Washington, DC) in 1979; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/7095
Barcode
257095.000
See related items
Cherokee
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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