Figure of a squirrel

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Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from an unknown source in 1972; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
National Museum of the American Indian
Photographer
Goingback Chiltoskey (Going Back Chiltoskey/G.B. Chiltoskey/Goingback Chiltaski), Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1907-2000
Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Artist/Maker
Goingback Chiltoskey (Going Back Chiltoskey/G.B. Chiltoskey/Goingback Chiltaski), Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1907-2000
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
Object Name
Figure of a squirrel
Media/Materials
Wood
Techniques
Carved
Dimensions
24.2 x 8 x 20.1 cm
See related items
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
On View
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Place
Cherokee, Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Swain County; North Carolina; USA
Date created
1972
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Catalog Number
25/5411
Barcode
255411.000