Vessel

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Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Artist/Maker
Cora Wahnetah (Cora Arch Wahyahneetah), Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1907-1986
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
Choctaw Craft Association (Choctaw Craft Association)
Object Name
Vessel
Media/Materials
Pottery
Techniques
Coiled/hand built, incised, burnished, polished
Dimensions
8.9 x 8.5 x 2.0 cm
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Place
Philadelphia; Neshoba County; Mississippi; USA
Date created
1965
Collection History
Made during a pottery demonstration-workshop on the Mississippi Choctaw Reservation that the artist led 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
26/1326
Barcode
261326.000
See related items
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Containers and Vessels
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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