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Culture/People
Cherokee
Artist/Maker
Mary Shona-hah Smith (Gray Dove), Cherokee descent, 1912-1997
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
Mary Shona-hah Smith (Gray Dove), Cherokee descent, 1912-1997
Object Name
Female doll
Media/Materials
Wood, wool cloth, deerhide/deerskin, cedar bark, metal wire, wool yarn
Techniques
Carved, painted, sewn, braided, knitted
Dimensions
20.5 x 18.3 x 18.3 cm
Object Type
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Place
Ariel; Cowlitz County; Washington; USA (inferred)
Date created
1965
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the artist in 1965; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/9107
Barcode
259107.000
See related items
Cherokee
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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