Shell

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Culture/People
probably Cherokee (attributed)
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
Don Morse Smith (Lelooska), Cherokee descent, 1933-1996
Object Name
Shell
Media/Materials
Abalone/Haliotis shell
Techniques
Unmodified
Dimensions
20.5 x 17.8 x 7.1 cm
Object Type
Materials: Raw
Place
Washington; USA
Date created
1964-1965
Collection History
Gathered by the artist in 1964 or 1965; purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the artist in1965; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/9930
Barcode
259930.000
See related items
Cherokee
Materials: Raw
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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