Figure

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Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Artist/Maker
Ernie Lossiah, Eastern Band of Cherokee, b. ca. 1955
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
Ernie Lossiah, Eastern Band of Cherokee, b. ca. 1955
Object Name
Figure
Media/Materials
Wood, metal, twine/string, paper, paint
Techniques
Carved, painted
Dimensions
13.3 x 13.5 x 17.4 cm
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Cherokee, Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Swain County; North Carolina; USA
Date created
1971
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the artist in 1971; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
26/1050
Barcode
261050.000
See related items
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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