Beaver figure

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Culture/People
Catawba
Artist/Maker
Sara Ayers (Sara Lee Ayers), Catawba, 1919-2002
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
Beaver figure
Media/Materials
Pottery
Techniques
Modeled, burnished, incised
Dimensions
15.1 x 4.8 x 4.7 cm
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Rock Hill; York County; South Carolina; USA
Date created
1973
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Department of the Interior Indian Craft Shop (Washington, DC) in 1974; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/9137
Barcode
259137.000
See related items
Catawba
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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