Flying Head

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Usage Conditions Apply
Culture/People
Tuscarora
Artist/Maker
Elwood Jacobs (Elwood G. Jacobs III), Tuscarora, b. 1955
IACB source
Duffy Wilson (Wilmer Francis Wilson/Segwoi-Don-Kwe), Tuscarora/Cayuga, 1925-2002
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
Title
Flying Head
Object Name
Figure (Image withheld)
Media/Materials
Stone
Techniques
Carved, incised
Dimensions
9.3 x 3 x 4.5 cm
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Ontario, New York; Canada, USA (inferred)
Date created
1971
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from Duffy Wilson (Wilmer Francis Wilson, Tuscarora/Cayuga, 1925-2002) in 1971; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/9943
Barcode
259943.000
See related items
Tuscarora
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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