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Eastern Band of Cherokee [Qualla Boundary]
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
Medicine Man Crafts (Medicine Man Craft Shop), 1967-
Bow drill set
Wood, iron point, twine/string, commercially tanned leather, stone, glue
Carved, flaked/chipped, twisted, drilled, glued
54.4 x 5.2 x 2.0 cm
Tools and Equipment (General)
Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Jackson County and Swain County; North Carolina; USA (inferred)
Acquired by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from Medicine Man Crafts (Cherokee, North Carolina) in 1971; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.