Pattern of Stars Called the Milky Way

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Culture/People
Oklahoma Cherokee
Artist/Maker
Virginia A. Stroud, United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma, b. 1951
Previous owner
R. E. Mansfield (Richard E. Mansfield), Non-Indian, 1937-2007
Donor
R. E. Mansfield (Richard E. Mansfield), Non-Indian, 1937-2007
Title
Pattern of Stars Called the Milky Way
Object Name
Painting
Media/Materials
Rag board, acrylic paint
Techniques
Painted
Dimensions
34.5 x 34 cm
Object Type
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place
Durango; La Plata County; Colorado; USA
Date created
1990-1995
Collection History
Created by the artist as an illustration for the book "The Story of the Milky Way: A Cherokee Tale" by Joseph Bruchac and Gayle Ross; formerly in the collection of R.E. Mansfield (1937-2007); donated to NMAI by R.E. Mansfield in 2003.
Catalog Number
26/3929
Barcode
263929.000
See related items
Oklahoma Cherokee
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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