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
DOI Indian Craft Shop (Department of the Interior Indian Craft Shop)
Object Name
Bookends
Media/Materials
Cedar
Techniques
Carved
Dimensions
4.8 x 11.4 x 9.1 cm
Object Type
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place
Cherokee, Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Swain County; North Carolina; USA
Date created
1966
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Department of the Interior Indian Craft Shop (Washington, DC) in 1967; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/8233
Barcode
258233.000
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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