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Eastern Band of Cherokee
William Lossiah, Eastern Band of Cherokee, b. 1937
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual (Qualla Arts & Crafts Cooperative/Qualla Arts & Crafts Coop/Qualla Crafts), 1946-
Pipe bowl and pipestem
Steatite/soapstone, wood, glue
34.6 x 2.5 x 5.5 cm
Pipes and Smoking
Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Jackson County and Swain County; North Carolina; USA (inferred)
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Qualla Arts and Crafts Cooperative (Cherokee, North Carolina) in 1970; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.