Chief

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Culture/People
Oklahoma Cherokee
Artist/Maker
John Gritts, Cherokee Nation, b. 1947
Previous owner
Seymour Tubis, Non-Indian, 1919-1993
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
Seymour Tubis, Non-Indian, 1919-1993
Title
Chief
Object Name
Print
Media/Materials
Paper, ink
Techniques
Etched/printed
Dimensions
38.5 x 32.4 cm
Object Type
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place
Santa Fe; Santa Fe County; New Mexico; USA (inferred)
Date created
1966-1968
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from Seymour Tubis (Chairman and Instructor at the Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico, from 1963 to 1980) in 1980; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/9459
Barcode
259459.000
See related items
Oklahoma Cherokee
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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