Finger ring

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Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Artist/Maker
Richard Teesatuskie, Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1944-2012
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
Medicine Man Crafts (Medicine Man Craft Shop), 1967-
Object Name
Finger ring
Media/Materials
Silver, coral, mother-of-pearl
Techniques
Hammered, bezel-set/stone-setting, petit point/needlepoint, patinated
Dimensions
3.6 x 2 x 2.2 cm
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Place
Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Jackson County and Swain County; North Carolina; USA (inferred)
Date created
1972-1973
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Medicine Man Craft Shop (Cherokee, North Carolina) in 1973; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/7923
Barcode
257923.000
See related items
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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