• Format/Object name:

    Bear mask

  • Date created:


  • Artists/Makers:

    Boyd Owle, Eastern Band of Cherokee, b. ca. 1955

  • Place:

    Cherokee, Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Swain County; North Carolina; USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Wood, paint, metal wire

  • Techniques:

    Carved, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Purchased from the Medicine Man Craft Shop (Cherokee, North Carolina) by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives in 1974; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.

  • Dimensions:

    35 x 21.5 x 8.5 cm

  • Catalog number:


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