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Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Artist/Maker
Virgil Ledford, Eastern Band of Cherokee, b. 1940
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
DOI Indian Craft Shop (Department of the Interior Indian Craft Shop)
Object Name
Figure
Media/Materials
Walnut wood
Techniques
Carved, incised
Dimensions
16.0 x 6.7 x 11.1 cm
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Birdtown, Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Swain County; North Carolina; USA
Date created
1965
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Department of the Interior Indian Craft Shop (Washington, DC) in 1965; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
26/2136
Barcode
262136.000
See related items
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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