Tripod vessel

Image 1 for Tripod vessel
Usage Conditions Apply
  • thumbnail for Image 1 - Tripod vessel
  • thumbnail for Image 2 - Tripod vessel
Culture/People
Mississippi Choctaw
Artist/Maker
Vernon Jim, Mississippi Choctaw, 1913-1992
IACB source
Choctaw Craft Association (Choctaw Craft Association)
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
Object Name
Tripod vessel
Media/Materials
Pottery
Techniques
Coiled/hand built, modeled, burnished
Dimensions
8.1 x 7.9 x 6.9 cm
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Place
Philadelphia; Neshoba County; Mississippi; USA
Date created
1965
Collection History
Made during a pottery demonstration-workshop on the Mississippi Choctaw Reservation led by Cora Wahnetah (Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1907-1986) in 1965; purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Choctaw Craft Association (Philadelphia, Mississippi) in 1965; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/7109
Barcode
257109.000
See related items
Mississippi Choctaw
Containers and Vessels
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
Contact Us
Have a concern, a correction, or something to add? Contact us: https://nmai.si.edu/collections-statement