Female doll

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Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Artist/Maker
Louise Bigmeat Maney (Louise Bigmeat/Louise Bigmeet Maney), Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1932-2001
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
The Indian Store
Object Name
Female doll
Media/Materials
Apple, cotton cloth, thread, yarn
Techniques
Dried, carved, sewn
Dimensions
17 x 4.3 x 23.8 cm
Object Type
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Place
Soco, Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Jackson County; North Carolina; USA
Date created
1966
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Indian Store (Cherokee, North Carolina) in 1966; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/8739
Barcode
258739.000
See related items
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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