The Foolish Sun

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Culture/People
Cherokee
Artist/Maker
Fearon T. Smith, Jr. (Tsungani), Cherokee descent
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
Fearon T. Smith, Jr. (Tsungani), Cherokee descent
Title
The Foolish Sun
Object Name
Mask
Media/Materials
Red cedar
Techniques
Carved, painted
Dimensions
30.7 x 29.5 x 16.5 cm
Object Type
Masks and Masking
Place
Ariel; Cowlitz County; Washington; USA (inferred)
Date created
1966
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the artist in 1966; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/8278
Barcode
258278.000
See related items
Cherokee
Masks and Masking
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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