Bowl

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Culture/People
Mississippi Choctaw
Artist/Maker
attributed to Sweenie Willis (Sweeny Willis/Mrs. Bill W. Willis), Mississippi Choctaw, 1902-1977
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
Choctaw Craft Association (Choctaw Craft Association)
Object Name
Bowl
Media/Materials
Pottery
Techniques
Coiled/hand built, incised
Dimensions
10 x 9.8 x 7.4 cm
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Place
Pearl River Community, Choctaw Reservation; Neshoba County; Mississippi; USA
Date created
May 1967
Collection History
Made during a pottery workshop held at the Pearl River Mississippi Choctaw community in May 1967; donated to the Indian Arts and Crafts Board by the Choctaw Crafts Association (Philadelphia, Mississippi) in 1967; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/7112
Barcode
257112.000
See related items
Mississippi Choctaw
Containers and Vessels
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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