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Catalog Data

Culture/People:
Eastern Band of Cherokee  Search this
Artist/Maker:
William H. Crowe, Sr., Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1921-1988  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
DOI Indian Craft Shop (Department of the Interior Indian Craft Shop)  Search this
Object Name:
Squirrel figure
Media/Materials:
Cherry wood
Techniques:
Carved, polished
Dimensions:
6.5 x 2.5 x 6.5 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Jackson County and Swain County; North Carolina; USA
Date created:
1964
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.
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Catalog Number:
25/6129
Barcode:
256129.000
See related items:
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
On View:
NMAI, Washington DC: Window on Collections, Animals
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6b4b9d3cb-cd26-4081-93b7-71ed862bbc9b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_272001