Birdstone

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Usage Conditions Apply
Culture/People
Tuscarora [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]
Artist/Maker
Cameron Wilson (Cam Wilson), Tuscarora [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)], 1950-1990
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
Duffy Wilson (Wilmer Francis Wilson/Segwoi-Don-Kwe), Tuscarora/Cayuga, 1925-2002
Title
Birdstone
Object Name
Figure
Media/Materials
Steatite/soapstone
Techniques
Carved, polished
Dimensions
15.2 x 6.4 x 8.5 cm
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Ohsweken, Six Nations Grand River Reserve; Brant County; Ontario; Canada
Date created
1981
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the artist's father, Duffy Wilson (Wilmer Francis Wilson, Tuscarora/Cayuga, 1925-2002), in 1981; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
26/1348
Barcode
261348.000
See related items
Tuscarora [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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