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Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Artist/Maker
William Lossiah, Eastern Band of Cherokee, b. 1937
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
Medicine Man Crafts (Medicine Man Craft Shop), 1967-
Object Name
Figure
Media/Materials
Stone
Techniques
Carved
Dimensions
12.7 x 7.7 x 17 cm
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Jackson County and Swain County; North Carolina; USA (inferred)
Date created
1971
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Medicine Man Craft Shop (Cherokee, North Carolina) in 1972; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/9852
Barcode
259852.000
See related items
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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