Placemat

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Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee [Qualla Boundary]
Artist/Maker
Arizona Owle, Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1919-2007
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual (Qualla Arts & Crafts Cooperative/Qualla Arts & Crafts Coop/Qualla Crafts), 1946-
Object Name
Placemat
Media/Materials
Cornhusk, cane (swamp cane/river cane), wool yarn, cotton yarn
Techniques
Woven
Dimensions
54.0 x 33.5 cm
Object Type
Furnishings (Home)
Place
Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Jackson County and Swain County; North Carolina; USA (inferred)
Date created
1960-1961
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual (Cherokee, North Carolina) in 1961; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
26/1953
Barcode
261953.000
See related items
Eastern Band of Cherokee [Qualla Boundary]
Furnishings (Home)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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