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Bear mask  (Masks and Masking)  "1965"

Allen Long, Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1917-1983

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1965-1965

Materials:

Buckeye wood, pigment/pigments

Techniques:

Carved, painted, stained

Dimensions:

28 x 19 x 12 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Cherokee, Eastern Band of Cherokee, Native Americans, North America, Southeast, Southeastern Uplands

City:

Big Cove, Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary

County:

Swain County

State:

North Carolina

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives at the Qualla Arts and Crafts Cooperative (North Carolina) in 1965; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.

Source ID:

NMAI_271078

Catalog Number:

25/5213

Album Name:

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