Bird bowl

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Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Artist/Maker
Cora Wahnetah (Cora Arch Wahyahneetah), Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1907-1986
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual (Qualla Arts & Crafts Cooperative/Qualla Arts & Crafts Coop/Qualla Crafts), 1946-
Object Name
Bird bowl
Media/Materials
Pottery
Techniques
Coiled/hand built, modeled, burnished, incised
Dimensions
18 x 16.2 x 12.2 cm
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Place
Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Jackson County and Swain County; North Carolina; USA
Date created
1964
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Qualla Arts and Crafts Cooperative (Cherokee, North Carolina) in 1965; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/9219
Barcode
259219.000
See related items
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Containers and Vessels
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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