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Culture/People
Onondaga
Artist/Maker
Molly Velzy (Molly Henry/Mrs. Claude Velzy), Onondaga, 1909-1989
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB agent
Nancy Engle, Non-Indian
IACB source
Molly Velzy (Molly Henry/Mrs. Claude Velzy), Onondaga, 1909-1989
Object Name
Figure
Media/Materials
Felt, glass bead/beads, thread
Techniques
Sewn, overlay beadwork, edge beaded
Dimensions
7.0 x 3.8 x 1.2 cm
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Niagara Falls; Niagara County; New York; USA
Date created
1969
Collection History
Purchased by Nancy Engle (Buffalo Museum of Science, Buffalo, New York) from the artist on behalf of the Indian Arts and Crafts Board in 1969; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
26/1449
Barcode
261449.000
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Onondaga
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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