Bookends

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Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Artist/Maker
Watty Chiltoskey (Wahdih Chiltoskey/Watty Chiltaski), Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1899-1973
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual (Qualla Arts & Crafts Cooperative/Qualla Arts & Crafts Coop/Qualla Crafts), 1946-
Object Name
Bookends
Media/Materials
Cherry wood, felt
Techniques
Carved
Dimensions
8.4 x 14.5 x 19.6 cm
Object Type
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place
Cherokee, Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Swain County; North Carolina; USA
Date created
1950-1952
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Qualla Arts and Crafts Cooperative (Cherokee, North Carolina) in 1952; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/8225
Barcode
258225.000
See related items
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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