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Crane rattle  (Music and Sound)  "1965"

Don Morse Smith (Lelooska), Cherokee, 1933-1996

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1965-1965

Materials:

Alder, deerhide/deerskin, paint, animal hair, deer antler

Techniques:

Carved, painted, wrapped, inlaid

Dimensions:

32.4 x 15.6 x 10.5 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Cherokee, Native Americans, North America, Southeast, Southeastern Uplands

City:

Neah Bay, Makah Reservation

County:

Clallam County

State:

Washington

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Made while the artist was a demonstration aide for the Indian Arts and Crafts Board on the Makah Reservation (Neah Bay, Washington); purchased from the artist in 1965 by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.

Source ID:

NMAI_274716

Catalog Number:

25/8768

Album Name:

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