Male and female dolls

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Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Artist/Maker
Berdina Crowe (Berdina Sarah Powell Crowe), Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1930-2007, and Richard G. Crowe (Richard Geet Crowe), Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1927-2002
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual (Qualla Arts & Crafts Cooperative/Qualla Arts & Crafts Coop/Qualla Crafts), 1946-
Object Name
Male and female dolls
Media/Materials
Cherry wood, cotton-synthetic cloth, wool cloth, ultrasuede, commercially tanned leather, yarn, paint, glass bead/beads
Techniques
Carved, sewn, painted, braided
Dimensions
9 x 5.8 x 22.5 cm
Object Type
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Place
Cherokee, Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Swain County; North Carolina; USA
Date created
1988
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Qualla Arts and Crafts Cooperative (Cherokee, North Carolina) in 1988; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
26/756
Barcode
260756.000
See related items
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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