Vessel fragment/Potsherd

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Culture/People
Mississippi Choctaw
Artist/Maker
Elsie Willis Jim (Mrs. Vernon Jim), Mississippi Choctaw, 1920-2006
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
Choctaw Craft Association (Choctaw Craft Association)
Object Name
Vessel fragment/Potsherd
Media/Materials
Pottery
Techniques
Coiled/hand built, incised
Dimensions
11.3 x 8.2 x 5.1 cm
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Place
Philadelphia; Neshoba County; Mississippi; USA (inferred)
Date created
1965
Collection History
Made during a pottery demonstration-workshop on the Mississippi Choctaw Reservation led by Cora Wahnetah (Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1907-1986) in 1965; purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Choctaw Craft Association (Philadelphia, Mississippi) in 1965; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
26/1283
Barcode
261283.000
See related items
Mississippi Choctaw
Containers and Vessels
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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