Bigfoot 71

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Culture/People
Onondaga
Artist/Maker
Peter B. Jones (Peter Bauman Jones), Onondaga/Seneca, b. 1947
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB agent
Oklahoma Indian Arts and Crafts Cooperative (Oklahoma Indian Arts and Crafts Co-op/Southern Plains Indian Craftspersons' Cooperative)
IACB source
Peter B. Jones (Peter Bauman Jones), Onondaga/Seneca, b. 1947
Subject
Chief Big Foot (Si-ha-tan-ka/Sitanka/Spotted Elk), Minneconjou Lakota (Minniconjou Sioux), ca. 1825-1890
Title
Bigfoot 71
Object Name
Sculpture
Media/Materials
Pottery, plaster, wood, metal nails, glaze, paint
Techniques
Modeled, glazed, framed, painted
Dimensions
59.8 x 39.5 x 15.5 cm
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Cattaraugus Reservation; Erie County; New York; USA
Date created
1971
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the artist through the Oklahoma Indian Arts and Crafts Cooperative (Anadarko, Oklahoma) in 1971; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
26/1710
Barcode
261710.000
See related items
Onondaga
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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