Axe

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Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee [Qualla Boundary]
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
Axe
Media/Materials
Catlinite/pipestone, commercially tanned leather, cordage
Techniques
Carved, stitched
Dimensions
25.6 x 13.7 x 3.7 cm
Object Type
Tools and Equipment (General)
Place
North Carolina; USA (inferred)
Date created
1970-1971
Collection History
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.
Catalog Number
26/988
Barcode
260988.000
See related items
Eastern Band of Cherokee [Qualla Boundary]
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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