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Seal

Culture/People:
Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Peter John Seeganna (Peter J. Seeganna), Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island], 1938-1974  Search this
IACB source:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Office, Sitka, Alaska (IACB Office, Sitka, Alaska)  Search this
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Demonstration Workshop (Sitka, Alaska) (IACB Demonstration Workshop)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Title:
Seal
Object Name:
Seal figure
Media/Materials:
Steatite/soapstone
Techniques:
Carved, polished
Dimensions:
22 x 7.5 x 6 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Sitka; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Archipelago:
Alexander Archipelago
Island Name:
Baranof Island
Date created:
1964
Catalog Number:
26/1297
Barcode:
261297.000
See related items:
Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island]
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_277394

Figure

Culture/People:
Eastern Band of Cherokee  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Luke Littlejohn, Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1932-1978  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Medicine Man Crafts (Medicine Man Craft Shop), 1967-  Search this
Object Name:
Figure
Media/Materials:
Steatite/soapstone
Techniques:
Carved
Dimensions:
8.9 x 4.4 x 8.3 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Jackson County and Swain County; North Carolina; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1971
Catalog Number:
25/9863
Barcode:
259863.000
See related items:
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_275952
Online Media:

Figure

Culture/People:
Eastern Band of Cherokee  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Sylvia Wilnoty, Eastern Band of Cherokee, b. 1936  Search this
IACB source:
Medicine Man Crafts (Medicine Man Craft Shop), 1967-  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Object Name:
Figure
Media/Materials:
Steatite/soapstone
Techniques:
Carved, incised
Dimensions:
10.5 x 5.2 x 5.7 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Cherokee, Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Swain County; North Carolina; USA
Date created:
1977
Catalog Number:
25/9860
Barcode:
259860.000
See related items:
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_275949
Online Media:

Red

Culture/People:
Kewa (Santo Domingo Pueblo)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Larry Littlebird (Lawrence A. Bird), Laguna Pueblo/Kewa (Santo Domingo Pueblo), b. 1941  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Larry Littlebird (Lawrence A. Bird), Laguna Pueblo/Kewa (Santo Domingo Pueblo), b. 1941  Search this
Title:
Red
Object Name:
Painting (No image available)
Media/Materials:
Canvas, oil paint
Techniques:
Painted
Dimensions:
64.8 x 68.0 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Santa Fe; Santa Fe County; New Mexico; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1962
Catalog Number:
26/2034
Barcode:
262034.000
See related items:
Kewa (Santo Domingo Pueblo)
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_278141

Indian Dwarf

Culture/People:
Soboba Luiseño  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Billy "War Soldier" Soza (William Soza/Bill Soza), Soboba Luiseño/Apache, 1949-2014  Search this
IACB source:
Center for Arts of Indian America  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Title:
Indian Dwarf
Object Name:
Drawing
Media/Materials:
Paper, ink, felt-tipped marker, paper
Techniques:
Drawn
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Santa Fe; Santa Fe County; New Mexico; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1968
Catalog Number:
26/2344
Barcode:
262344.000
See related items:
Soboba Luiseño
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_278454

Indian 31

Culture/People:
Soboba Luiseño  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Billy "War Soldier" Soza (William Soza/Bill Soza), Soboba Luiseño/Apache, 1949-2014  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Seymour Tubis, Non-Indian, 1919-1993  Search this
IACB source:
Seymour Tubis, Non-Indian, 1919-1993  Search this
Title:
Indian 31
Object Name:
Drawing
Media/Materials:
Newsprint/newspaper, ink, felt-tipped marker
Techniques:
Drawn
Dimensions:
25 x 35.8 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Santa Fe; Santa Fe County; New Mexico; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1969
Catalog Number:
25/9331
Barcode:
259331.000
See related items:
Soboba Luiseño
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_275345
Online Media:

Print

Culture/People:
Soboba Luiseño  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Billy "War Soldier" Soza (William Soza/Bill Soza), Soboba Luiseño/Apache, 1949-2014  Search this
Previous owner:
Seymour Tubis, Non-Indian, 1919-1993  Search this
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Seymour Tubis, Non-Indian, 1919-1993  Search this
Object Name:
Print
Media/Materials:
Paper, ink
Techniques:
Drypoint printed
Dimensions:
53.2 x 37.5 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Santa Fe; Santa Fe County; New Mexico; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1969
Catalog Number:
25/9453
Barcode:
259453.000
See related items:
Soboba Luiseño
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_275507
Online Media:

Jar (No image available)

Culture/People:
Diné (Navajo)  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:
Jar (No image available)
Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Coiled/hand built, stamped
Dimensions:
14.6 x 12.8 x 15.1 cm
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Arizona or New Mexico; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1963
Catalog Number:
25/6093
Barcode:
256093.000
See related items:
Diné (Navajo)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_271965

Slow Death

Culture/People:
Mohawk  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Valerie M. Staats, Mohawk [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Valerie M. Staats, Mohawk [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]  Search this
Title:
Slow Death
Object Name:
Figure (No image available)
Media/Materials:
Steatite/soapstone
Techniques:
Carved
Dimensions:
9.8 x 9.9 x 22.6 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Lewiston; Niagara County; New York; USA
Date created:
April 1974
Catalog Number:
25/9940
Barcode:
259940.000
See related items:
Mohawk
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_276029

Indian During Ceremony

Culture/People:
Soboba Luiseño  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Billy "War Soldier" Soza (William Soza/Bill Soza), Soboba Luiseño/Apache, 1949-2014  Search this
IACB source:
Center for Arts of Indian America  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Title:
Indian During Ceremony
Object Name:
Drawing
Media/Materials:
Paper, ink
Techniques:
Drawn
Dimensions:
45.5 x 30.5 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Santa Fe; Santa Fe County; New Mexico; USA
Date created:
1968
Catalog Number:
26/2297
Barcode:
262297.000
See related items:
Soboba Luiseño
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_278407

Bracelet (No image available)

Culture/People:
Non-Indian  Search this
Artist/Maker:
William Spratling, Non-Indian, 1900-1967  Search this
IACB source:
William Spratling, Non-Indian, 1900-1967  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Object Name:
Bracelet (No image available)
Media/Materials:
Silver, gold, ivory
Techniques:
Hammered, gilded, carved
Dimensions:
5.7 x 9.8 x 2 cm
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Taxco el Viejo; Taxco de Alarcón Municipality; Guerrero State; Mexico (inferred)
Date created:
1945-1949
Catalog Number:
25/6867
Barcode:
256867.000
See related items:
Non-Indian
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_272750

Peyote Vision

Culture/People:
Soboba Luiseño  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Billy "War Soldier" Soza (William Soza/Bill Soza), Soboba Luiseño/Apache, 1949-2014  Search this
IACB Source:
Center for Arts of Indian America  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Title:
Peyote Vision
Object Name:
Drawing
Media/Materials:
Paper, ink, felt-tipped marker, graphite
Techniques:
Drawn
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Santa Fe; Santa Fe County; New Mexico; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1968
Catalog Number:
26/2345
Barcode:
262345.000
See related items:
Soboba Luiseño
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_278455

Bracelet

Culture/People:
Pala Band Luiseño (Agua Caliente)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Larry Golsh (Lawrence G. Golsh), Pala Band Luiseño (Agua Caliente)/Cherokee, b. 1942  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:
Bracelet
Media/Materials:
Silver, turquoise
Techniques:
Tufa cast, polished, bezel-set/stone-setting
Dimensions:
6.2 x 6.1 x 6.2 cm
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Phoenix; Maricopa County; Arizona; USA
Date created:
circa 1974
Catalog Number:
25/7164
Barcode:
257164.000
See related items:
Pala Band Luiseño (Agua Caliente)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_273049
Online Media:

Doll

Culture/People:
probably Great Lakes (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Object Name:
Doll
Media/Materials:
Porcelain doll, cotton cloth, wood
Techniques:
Glazed, mold-made, sewn, woven, bent
Dimensions:
11.5 x 6.5 x 3.8 cm
Object Type:
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Place:
Great Lakes region; Canada, USA (inferred)
Date created:
circa 1880
Catalog Number:
25/5745
Barcode:
255745.000
See related items:
Great Lakes
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_271611
Online Media:

Basket with cover

Culture/People:
probably Great Lakes (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Object Name:
Basket with cover
Media/Materials:
Woodsplints, raffia, dye/dyes
Techniques:
Plaited, fancy plaited weave, dyed
Dimensions:
10.3 x 10.6 cm
Object Type:
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place:
Great Lakes region; Canada, USA (inferred)
Date created:
1960-1980
Catalog Number:
26/1708
Barcode:
261708.000
See related items:
Great Lakes
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_277814

Box with cover

Culture/People:
probably Great Lakes (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Object Name:
Box with cover
Media/Materials:
Birchbark, conifer root, wood, commercially tanned leather
Techniques:
Carved, stitched, wrapped, carved
Dimensions:
30.7 x 21.8 x 24.7 cm
Object Type:
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place:
Great Lakes region; Canada, USA (inferred)
Date created:
1970-1990
Catalog Number:
26/1862
Barcode:
261862.000
See related items:
Great Lakes
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_277969

Rattle (Image withheld)

Culture/People:
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Alexander Jimerson, Seneca  Search this
IACB source:
Duffy Wilson (Wilmer Francis Wilson/Segwoi-Don-Kwe), Tuscarora/Cayuga, 1925-2002  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Object Name:
Rattle (Image withheld)
Media/Materials:
Black Ash bark, black ash/brown ash splints
Techniques:
Carved, wrapped
Dimensions:
29 x 14.2 x 5.7 cm
Object Type:
Music and Sound
Place:
Brantford; Brant County; Ontario; Canada
Date created:
1971
Catalog Number:
25/7005
Barcode:
257005.000
See related items:
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]
Music and Sound
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_272890

Figure (Image withheld)

Culture/People:
Tuscarora  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Duffy Wilson (Wilmer Francis Wilson/Segwoi-Don-Kwe), Tuscarora/Cayuga, 1925-2002  Search this
IACB source:
Duffy Wilson (Wilmer Francis Wilson/Segwoi-Don-Kwe), Tuscarora/Cayuga, 1925-2002  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Object Name:
Figure (Image withheld)
Media/Materials:
Stone
Techniques:
Carved, incised
Dimensions:
11.1 x 9.5 x 5 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Tuscarora Reservation; Niagara County; New York; USA
Date created:
1970
Catalog Number:
25/9944
Barcode:
259944.000
See related items:
Tuscarora
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_276033

The Snow Snake Game

Culture/People:
Seneca [Tonawanda]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Ernest P. Smith (Ernest Peter Smith/Gaon-yah [From the Middle of the Sky]), Seneca [Tonawanda], 1907-1975  Search this
IACB source:
Ernest P. Smith (Ernest Peter Smith/Gaon-yah [From the Middle of the Sky]), Seneca [Tonawanda], 1907-1975  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Commissioner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Title:
The Snow Snake Game
Object Name:
Painting (Image withheld)
Media/Materials:
Paperboard, watercolor, ink
Techniques:
Painted
Dimensions:
50.7 x 38 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Akron, Tonawanda Reservation; Erie County; New York; USA
Date created:
1969
Catalog Number:
26/2224
Barcode:
262224.000
See related items:
Seneca [Tonawanda]
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_278332

Pai'yatyamu (God of Flowers, Butterflys, and Music) kachina

Culture/People:
Acoma Pueblo  Search this
Artist/Maker:
J. Michael Bear (J. Bear/James Michael Byrnes/Jimmy Byrnes/Kyash Petrach/Hofyee), Acoma Pueblo/Laguna Pueblo/Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux), 1933-1998  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Kohlberg's Antiques  Search this
Title:
Pai'yatyamu (God of Flowers, Butterflys, and Music) kachina
Object Name:
Kachina/Katsina (Image withheld)
Media/Materials:
Wood, cordage, wool yarn, feather/feathers, abalone/haliotis shell, cotton twine/string, paint
Techniques:
Carved, painted, wrapped, tied
Dimensions:
5.7 x 12.8 x 25.1 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
New Mexico; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1965
Catalog Number:
25/5592
Barcode:
255592.000
See related items:
Acoma Pueblo
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_271457

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