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100 Jamdani Saris

Medium:
Cotton, hand-spun, hand-woven and brocaded
Type:
woven textiles
Exhibitions
100 Jamdani Saris
Made in:
West Bengal, India
Credit Line:
Courtesy of dosa inc.
Accession Number:
87.2015.1-1/100
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Exhibitions Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_87.2015.1-1_100

Amulets

Designer:
Christina Kim, American b. South Korea, 1957  Search this
Producer:
dosa, inc., Los Angeles, California, USA, founded 1984  Search this
Embroiderer:
Rajka Designs, Indian  Search this
Medium:
Hand-spun, hand-woven brocaded cotton jamdani scraps, pieced and embroidered
Type:
embroidery & stitching
Exhibitions
Amulets
Made in:
Gujarat, India
Date:
2016
Credit Line:
Courtesy of dosa inc.
Accession Number:
87.2015.7-1/55
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Exhibitions Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_87.2015.7-1_55

William "Cat" Anderson Collection

Creator:
Anderson, William "Cat", 1916-1981 ((musician))  Search this
Names:
Benny Carter All Stars  Search this
Cat Anderson Quintet  Search this
Duke Ellington Orchestra  Search this
Lionel Hampton Orchestra  Search this
Mingus Quintet  Search this
Bechet, Sidney (musician)  Search this
Calloway, Cab, 1907-  Search this
Carter, Benny, 1907-2003  Search this
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Fitzgerald, Ella, 1917-1996  Search this
Hampton, Lionel  Search this
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978  Search this
Humphrey, Muriel  Search this
Johnson, Lucy Bird  Search this
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973  Search this
Tatum, Art, 1910-1956  Search this
Webster, Ben  Search this
Extent:
5 Cubic feet (12 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Transcripts
Oral histories (document genres)
Oral history
Phonograph records
Photographs
Recordings
Interviews
Clippings
Audiotapes
Awards
Audiocassettes
Articles
Date:
1940-1981
bulk 1963-1977
Scope and Contents note:
Primarily audiotapes, sheet music, and photographic images. Also: correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, itineraries, awards, and ephemera.,Of particular interest are recordings or photographic images, including the personalities listed below, and President and Mrs. Tubman of Liberia; also, two interviews and three recordings of Cat Anderson as guest with various university and college jazz bands.
Arrangement:
Collection is divided into four series.

Series 1: Music

Series 2: Original tapes and recordings

Series 3: Photographs

Series 4: Miscellaneous
Biographical/Historical note:
Cat Anderson (Sept 12, 1916 - April 29, 1981) was one of the premier trumpet players of the Duke Ellington Orchestra. Known for his effortless high notes, he was a strong section leader and a great soloist whose style exhibited humor and precision. He grew up in Jenkins= Orphanage in Charleston, SC, received basic music training there, and participated in many of their famous student ensembles. He formed and played with the Cotton Pickers, a group of orphanage teens while still a young man. Before joining Ellington in 1944, he played in several big bands, including Claude Hopkins and Lionel Hampton. Anderson left the Ellington organization from 1947 through 1949 again to lead his own group. From 1959 to1961 and after 1971 Anderson free lanced, working with the Ellington orchestra intermittently. He died in 1981 after receiving honors from the US Air Force, the Prix du Disque de Jazz, and the City of Los Angeles.
Related Archival Materials:
Related artifacts include: awards, plaques, mutes, trumpet mouth pieces, and the Jon Williams/Cat Anderson simulator in the Division of Cultural and Community Life. See accession: 1998.3074.
Provenance:
The collection was donated to the National Museum of American History in January 1998, by Dorothy Anderson, Cat Anderson's widow. It was acquired through negotiations with her, her brother, Mr. John Coffey and her nephew, Andrew Brazington. The materials were picked up from Mr. John Coffey of upper N.W. Washington, DC on January 21, 1998.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Master tapes not available to researchers.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Copyright status of items varies. Signed copies of releases on file.
Topic:
Music -- 20th century  Search this
Music -- Acoustics and physics  Search this
Musicians -- 20th century  Search this
Piano and synthesizer music  Search this
Inventions -- 1980-2000  Search this
Synthesizer music  Search this
Composers -- 20th century  Search this
Electric engineering -- 1980-2000  Search this
Band musicians  Search this
African American musicians  Search this
Jazz musicians -- United States  Search this
Inventors -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts -- Music -- 20th century
Transcripts
Oral histories (document genres)
Oral history
Phonograph records
Photographs -- 20th century
Recordings
Interviews
Interviews -- 1950-2000
Clippings -- 20th century
Audiotapes -- 1940-1980
Awards
Audiocassettes
Audiotapes
Articles -- 1940-1980
Citation:
William "Cat" Anderson Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0630
See more items in:
William "Cat" Anderson Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0630
Online Media:

Duke Ellington and trumpeter Cat Anderson join JET switchboard operator Geneva Patch to determine who bats first in softball game between Duke's men and JET staff [reproduction black and white photograph]

Photographer:
Lanier, William  Search this
Names:
Anderson, William "Cat", 1916-1981 ((musician))  Search this
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Patch, Geneva  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anderson, William "Cat", 1916-1981 ((musician))  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (30" x 20".)
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1957
Scope and Contents:
Photograph printed in JET magazine.
Local Numbers:
00063001.tif (AC Scan)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Copyright status of items varies. Signed copies of releases on file.
Topic:
Softball  Search this
Photography in publicity  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1950-1960 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
William "Cat" Anderson Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
William "Cat" Anderson Collection
William "Cat" Anderson Collection / Series 4: Miscellaneous / 4.6: Publications
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0630-ref525
Online Media:

Man's shirt

Culture/People:
Ho-Chunk (Winnebago)  Search this
Seller:
Pat Ryan (Patsy “Short Horse” Ryan/P. Ryan), Non-Indian, 1858-1910  Search this
Previous owner:
Pat Ryan (Patsy “Short Horse” Ryan/P. Ryan), Non-Indian, 1858-1910  Search this
Object Name:
Man's shirt
Media/Materials:
Cotton cloth, glass bead/beads, silk ribbon, thread
Techniques:
Sewn, overlay beadwork
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments
Place:
Wisconsin, Nebraska; USA (inferred)
Catalog Number:
1/728
Barcode:
010728.000
See related items:
Ho-Chunk (Winnebago)
Clothing/Garments
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws64a6c6566-a799-4c34-90b3-bb535a314a9f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_11494
Online Media:

Stirring stick

Culture/People:
Yoeme (Yaqui) [Pascua Yaqui]  Search this
Previous owner:
Maria Valenzuela, Yoeme (Yaqui)  Search this
Collector:
Edward H. Davis (Edward Harvey Davis/E. H. Davis), Non-Indian, 1862-1951  Search this
Object Name:
Stirring stick
Media/Materials:
Wood, cotton cloth
Techniques:
Wrapped, tied
Object Type:
Food Gathering and Preparation
Place:
Near Tucson; Tucson; Pima County; Arizona; USA
Catalog Number:
10/6552
Barcode:
106552.000
See related items:
Yoeme (Yaqui) [Pascua Yaqui]
Food Gathering and Preparation
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws658beea69-e0c1-47e3-852b-a8ebc3597e53
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_115047
Online Media:

Shoulder bag/Bandolier bag

Culture/People:
East or Woods Cree  Search this
Object Name:
Shoulder bag/Bandolier bag
Media/Materials:
Caribou hide/skin, cotton cloth, glass bead/beads, thread
Techniques:
Sewn, overlay beadwork, loom beadwork, appliquéd
Object Type:
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Place:
Eastern Canada; Canada (inferred)
Catalog Number:
12/7389
Barcode:
127389.000
See related items:
East or Woods Cree
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws60e79751d-666c-4d80-9633-f41e81d8e8d7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_137047
Online Media:

Headdress

Culture/People:
Salish (Flathead)  Search this
Previous owner:
Paul Charlie, Salish (Flathead)  Search this
Collector:
William Wildschut (Willem Wildschut), Non-Indian, 1883-1955  Search this
Object Name:
Headdress
Media/Materials:
Eagle feather/feathers, peacock feather/feathers, hide, ermine skin/fur, wool felt, cotton cloth, glass bead/beads, silk ribbon, horsehair
Techniques:
Sewn, lazy/lane stitch beadwork, wrapped, glued
Dimensions:
6.9 x 49 x 108 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Place:
Flathead Reservation (Jocko Reservation); Lake County, Sanders County, Missoula County, Flathead County; Montana; USA
Date created:
circa 1915
Catalog Number:
14/3536
Barcode:
143536.000
See related items:
Salish (Flathead)
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6b7ac29a6-f764-49b9-ad35-49154534efab
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_154198
Online Media:

Sash/Belt

Culture/People:
Pocomam Maya (Pokomam)  Search this
Expedition:
Mrs. Thea Heye Guatemala Expedition (1928) (Thea Heye - Lothrop Expedition)  Search this
Expedition leader:
Samuel Kirkland Lothrop (S.K. Lothrop/SKL), Non-Indian, 1892-1965  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
Thea Heye (Thea Kowne/Mrs. Dorothea Page/Mrs. George Gustav Heye), Non-Indian, 1888-1935  Search this
Object Name:
Sash/Belt
Media/Materials:
Cotton yarn, wool yarn
Techniques:
Woven
Dimensions:
245 x 6 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Accessories
Place:
made in Oaxaca, Mexico, for use in Mixco; Mixco; Mixco Municipality; Guatemala Department, Metropolitan Region; Guatemala
Catalog Number:
16/521
Barcode:
160521.000
See related items:
Pocomam Maya (Pokomam)
Clothing/Garments: Accessories
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6df2bab1d-3e40-4419-99d1-eff0537b9c43
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_172060
Online Media:

Boy's shirt (unfinished)

Culture/People:
Kaqchikel Maya (Cakchiquel)  Search this
Expedition:
Mrs. Thea Heye Guatemala Expedition (1928) (Thea Heye - Lothrop Expedition)  Search this
Expedition leader:
Samuel Kirkland Lothrop (S.K. Lothrop/SKL), Non-Indian, 1892-1965  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
Thea Heye (Thea Kowne/Mrs. Dorothea Page/Mrs. George Gustav Heye), Non-Indian, 1888-1935  Search this
Object Name:
Boy's shirt (unfinished)
Media/Materials:
Cotton yarn
Techniques:
Woven
Dimensions:
50 x 81 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments
Place:
Sololá; Sololá Municipality; Sololá Department, Southwest Region; Guatemala
Catalog Number:
16/912
Barcode:
160912.000
See related items:
Kaqchikel Maya (Cakchiquel)
Clothing/Garments
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6222c3544-fbed-42e3-8f32-6eb08afd32da
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_172193
Online Media:

Mask

Culture/People:
Mapuche  Search this
Expedition:
Mrs. Thea Heye Chile Expedition (1929-1930) (Mrs. Thea Heye - Lothrop Expedition)  Search this
Expedition leader:
Samuel Kirkland Lothrop (S.K. Lothrop/SKL), Non-Indian, 1892-1965  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
Thea Heye (Thea Kowne/Mrs. Dorothea Page/Mrs. George Gustav Heye), Non-Indian, 1888-1935  Search this
Object Name:
Mask
Media/Materials:
Wood, horsehair, silver, wool yarn, cotton cord/cordage
Techniques:
Carved, hammered, tied
Dimensions:
33 x 19 x 5.5 cm
Object Type:
Masks and Masking
Native Term:
kollong
Place:
Villarrica; Cautín Province; Araucanía Region IX; Chile
Date created:
circa 1925
Catalog Number:
17/5631
Barcode:
175631.000
See related items:
Mapuche
Masks and Masking
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6edf24890-e425-477f-a450-59da0131d408
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_188075
Online Media:

Girl's outfit

Culture/People:
Tunumiit (East Greenland Eskimo) [Ammassalik] (Angmagsalik Eskimo)  Search this
Previous owner:
Nationalmuseet (National Museum of Denmark)  Search this
Object Name:
Girl's outfit
Media/Materials:
Cotton cloth, velvet, sealskin/fur
Techniques:
Appliquéd, painted
Dimensions:
65 x 130 x 34 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments
Place:
Tasiilaq (Ammassalik, Angmagssalik); Ammassalik Municipality (Angmagssalik, Ammassallip); Tunu (East Greenland); Greenland (Kalaallit Nunaat)
Geographical Areas:
Eastern Arctic
Catalog Number:
17/8197
Barcode:
178197.000
See related items:
Tunumiit (East Greenland Eskimo) [Ammassalik] (Angmagsalik Eskimo)
Clothing/Garments
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws625f10ab2-f10d-4f6e-828a-7b97d0710eef
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_190767
Online Media:

Hammock

Culture/People:
Wayuu (Guajira/Goajiro)  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (The University Museum)  Search this
Museum of the American Indian - Heye Foundation (MAI-HF), 1916-1989  Search this
Collector:
Gregory Mason, Non-Indian, 1889-1968  Search this
Object Name:
Hammock
Media/Materials:
Cotton yarn
Techniques:
Woven
Object Type:
Furnishings (Home)
Place:
La Guajira Department; Colombia
Catalog Number:
18/1302
Barcode:
181302.000
See related items:
Wayuu (Guajira/Goajiro)
Furnishings (Home)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws67a9a3dea-b018-4a53-94c3-851e9696b761
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_193998
Online Media:

Basket

Culture/People:
Tlingit  Search this
Previous owner:
Jay Noble Emley, Non-Indian, 1871-1939  Search this
Donor:
Jay Noble Emley, Non-Indian, 1871-1939  Search this
Object Name:
Basket
Media/Materials:
Spruce root, cotton cloth, bear grass
Techniques:
Twined, false-embroidered, stitched
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Alaska; USA
Catalog Number:
18/2291
Barcode:
182291.000
See related items:
Tlingit
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws65e99ea51-08b0-4e5f-9c0b-5188de3e75d2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_194937
Online Media:

Headband

Culture/People:
Tsáchila (Colorado)  Search this
Seller:
Dr. Victor Wolfgang von Hagen (Wolfgang von Hagen), Non-Indian, 1908-1985  Search this
Collector:
Dr. Victor Wolfgang von Hagen (Wolfgang von Hagen), Non-Indian, 1908-1985  Search this
Object Name:
Headband
Media/Materials:
Cotton yarn, dye/dyes
Techniques:
Twisted, tied
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Place:
Río Toachi; Pichincha Province; Ecuador
Date created:
1930-1936
Catalog Number:
19/760
Barcode:
190760.000
See related items:
Tsáchila (Colorado)
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6b662bcdd-f12a-4e05-8e8f-08801d5f0375
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_203949
Online Media:

Woman's blouse part/Mola panel

Culture/People:
Guna [Guna Yala]  Search this
Possible collector:
William W. Andrew (William Walter Andrew), Non-Indian, 1878-1943  Search this
Anna Coope, Non-Indian, 1864-1932  Search this
Previous owner:
William W. Andrew (William Walter Andrew), Non-Indian, 1878-1943  Search this
Seller:
William W. Andrew (William Walter Andrew), Non-Indian, 1878-1943  Search this
Object Name:
Woman's blouse part/Mola panel
Media/Materials:
Cotton cloth
Techniques:
Reverse Appliquéd
Dimensions:
70 x 55 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments
Place:
Isla Narganá (Yandup); Narganá Municipality; Guna Yala Indigenous Territory (San Blas); Panama
Archipelago:
Archipiélago de San Blas (San Blas Islands)
Island Name:
Isla Narganá (Yandup)
Catalog Number:
19/8418
Barcode:
198418.000
See related items:
Guna [Guna Yala]
Clothing/Garments
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6d87f22a1-9ac3-4014-a884-957584a59b84
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_211930
Online Media:

Male doll

Culture/People:
Onondaga  Search this
Object Name:
Male doll
Media/Materials:
Cornhusk, hide, cotton cloth, feather/feathers, wool yarn, thread, ink
Techniques:
Folded, sewn, fringed, braided, drawn
Object Type:
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Place:
Onondaga Reservation; Onondaga County; New York; USA
Catalog Number:
20/1782
Barcode:
201782.000
See related items:
Onondaga
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws63d068fed-8301-4634-8e0f-36282579b3bf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_215199
Online Media:

Roach holder/feather socket and feather

Culture/People:
Oklahoma Shawnee  Search this
Collector:
Chief William M. Skye (Bill Skye), Peoria, 1868-1923  Search this
Previous owner:
John Gibson, Oklahoma Shawnee  Search this
MAI agent:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Roach holder/feather socket and feather
Media/Materials:
Eagle feather/feathers, animal bone, cotton cloth
Techniques:
Cut, perforated, strung
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Native Term:
mi' 'ku'n
Place:
Oklahoma; USA
Catalog Number:
2/838
Barcode:
020838.000
See related items:
Oklahoma Shawnee
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6c7ca3040-d1c7-4199-bc27-1eafabffa507
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_21883
Online Media:

Child's moccasins

Culture/People:
Cree  Search this
Previous owner:
LaForge Walker, Non-Indian  Search this
Donor:
LaForge Walker, Non-Indian  Search this
Object Name:
Child's moccasins
Media/Materials:
Hide, cotton cloth, glass bead/beads
Techniques:
Lazy/lane stitch beadwork, sewn
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
Place:
Plains; USA, Canada (inferred)
Catalog Number:
20/6248
Barcode:
206248.000
See related items:
Cree
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws665e937b0-8bf7-40f3-b81e-bd5aabebad1e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_220330
Online Media:

Headdress (Image withheld)

Culture/People:
K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo)  Search this
Previous owner:
Kohlberg's Antiques  Search this
Seller:
Kohlberg's Antiques  Search this
Seller agent:
Erich Kohlberg, Non-Indian, 1886-1978  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
Reading Public Museum (Reading Public Museum and Art Gallery)  Search this
Object Name:
Headdress (Image withheld)
Media/Materials:
Cotton cloth, ribbon, feather/feathers, glass bead/beads, brass beads, hide thong/babiche
Techniques:
Sewn, overlay beadwork, strung
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place:
Santa Clara Pueblo, Santa Clara Reservation; Rio Arriba County; New Mexico; USA
Catalog Number:
20/7138
Barcode:
207138.000
See related items:
K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo)
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws64fb08043-3ea2-4831-bce1-853fd7ad1156
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_221372

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