Pipe bowl and pipestem

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Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee [Qualla Boundary]
Artist/Maker
Thomas Lossiah, Eastern Band of Cherokee
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
Pipe bowl and pipestem
Media/Materials
Steatite/soapstone, wood, stone
Techniques
Carved
Dimensions
37.0 x 2.2 x 4.0 cm
Object Type
Pipes and Smoking
Place
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
26/649
Barcode
260649.000
See related items
Eastern Band of Cherokee [Qualla Boundary]
Pipes and Smoking
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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