Kwakiutl Man

Image for Kwakiutl Man
Usage Conditions Apply
Culture/People
Cherokee
Artist/Maker
Mary Shona-hah Smith (Gray Dove), Cherokee descent, 1912-1997
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
Don Morse Smith (Lelooska), Cherokee descent, 1933-1996
Title
Kwakiutl Man
Object Name
Painting
Media/Materials
Velvet, paint
Techniques
Painted
Object Type
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place
Ariel; Cowlitz County; Washington; USA (inferred)
Date created
1965
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the artist's son, Don Morse Smith (Lelooska, 1933-1996), in 1965; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
26/2461
Barcode
262461.000
See related items
Cherokee
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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