Stick barrette/bun holder

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Usage Conditions Apply
Culture/People
Cherokee
Artist/Maker
Don Morse Smith (Lelooska), Cherokee descent, 1933-1996
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
Don Morse Smith (Lelooska), Cherokee descent, 1933-1996
Object Name
Stick barrette/bun holder
Media/Materials
Elk antler
Techniques
Carved, polished
Dimensions
5.6 x 5.0 x 2.1 cm
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Place
Ariel; Cowlitz County; Washington; USA (inferred)
Date created
1965
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the artist in 1965; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
26/2150
Barcode
262150.000
See related items
Cherokee
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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