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  • Source Institution: Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual (and)
  • Craft Category: pottery
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    • Pottery: vase

    • Maney, Louise Bigmeat, 1932-2001; unknown
    • This undated photograph by an unknown photographer is of a blackware pottery vase made by Louise Bigmeat Maney (1932-2001). Louise Bigmeat was raised on Wrights Creek in the Painttown community of Cherokee, North Carolina. A member of the Eastern...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Pottery: pipe

    • unknown; Maney, Louise Bigmeat, 1932-2001
    • This undated photograph by an unknown photographer is of blackware pottery made by Louise Bigmeat Maney (1932-2001). The form is known as a seven-sided peace pipe. Louise Bigmeat was raised on Wrights Creek in the Painttown community of Cherokee,...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Pottery: bowl

    • United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board; Maney, Louise Bigmeat, 1932-2001
    • This 1979 photograph, most likely made by the Indian Arts and Crafts Board, shows a blackware pottery bowl made by Louise Bigmeat Maney (1932-2001). This bowl, with carved base, was made in 1973 and was featured in the brochure, “Designs in...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Pottery: vase

    • United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board; Maney, Louise Bigmeat, 1932-2001
    • This undated photograph, most likely made by the Indian Arts and Crafts Board, shows a blackware pottery vase made by Louise Bigmeat Maney (1932-2001). This vase, with added beads, was featured on the cover the brochure. “Designs in pottery by...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Pottery: wedding vase

    • unknown; Maney, Louise Bigmeat, 1932-2001
    • This undated photograph by an unknown photographer is of a blackware pottery wedding vase made by Louise Bigmeat Maney (1932-2001). The form is known as a seven-sided peace pipe. Louise Bigmeat was raised on Wrights Creek in the Painttown...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Amanda Swimmer

    • unknown
    • This undated photograph by an unknown photographer is of Amanda Sequoyah Swimmer (b. 1921), a self-taught potter of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The youngest of 12 children, Swimmer was born and raised in the Straight Fork section of Big...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Pottery: pipe

    • United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board; Jackson, Elizabeth Bigmeat, 1919-2008
    • This 1979 photograph, most likely made by the Indian Arts and Crafts Board, shows a blackware water pipe that was made by Elizabeth Bigmeat Jackson (1919-2008). This coiled and modeled earthenware pipe was featured in the brochure, “Designs in...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Pottery by Cora Wahnetah

    • United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board;
    • This exhibition brochure was created to accompany a 1971 solo exhibition of pottery by Cora Wahnetah. A member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Cora Arch Wahnetah (1907-1986) was also known Cora Wahyahneetah. The exhibition was organized...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Documentary of Six Cherokee Artists

    • United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board;
    • This brochure, Documentary of Six Cherokee Artists, was produced to accompany a 1976 exhibition of honeysuckle baskets by Nancy Conseen, woodcarving and sculpture by Gilbert Crowe, rivercane basketry by Edmund Youndbird, pottery by Louise and John...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Pottery: plate

    • Conseen, Gwen
    • This undated pottery plate was made by Cherokee potter Gwen Conseen. Its rounded form was built using the coil method, raising the sides slightly to form a shallow depression The earthenware was burnished to a light sheen before the designs were...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Pottery: plate

    • Conseen, Gwen
    • This undated pottery plate was made by Cherokee potter Gwen Conseen. Its rounded form was built using the coil method, raising the sides slightly to form a shallow depression. Its outer edge is fluted. The earthenware was burnished to a light...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Pottery: vase

    • Youngbird, Rebecca Amanda Wolf, b. 1890
    • This pottery vase was made in 1961 by self-taught Cherokee potter Rebecca "Amanda" Wolf Youngbird. A double-spouted vase, like this one, is known as a Cherokee wedding vase. The earthenware clay was shaped using the coil method, and was burnished,...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Amanda Swimmer

    • unknown
    • This undated photograph was taken while Amanda Swimmer was demonstrating how she fires her pottery. She fires outdoors using wood in the tradition of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The youngest of 12 children, Amanda Sequoyah Swimmer (b....
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Pottery: vase

    • Wahnetah, Cora Arch, 1907-1986;
    • This undated pottery vase was made by Cherokee potter, Cora Arch Wahnetah (1907-1986), who is also known as Cora Wahyahneetah. A double-spouted vase, like this one, is known as a Cherokee wedding vase. The earthenware clay was shaped using the...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Amanda Swimmer

    • Amberg, Rob
    • This undated photograph was taken while Amanda Swimmer was demonstrating pottery making. The picture shows her work table and tools. The youngest of 12 children, Amanda Sequoyah Swimmer (b. 1921) was born and raised in the Straight Fork section...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Pottery: vase

    • Wahnetah, Cora Arch, 1907-1986;
    • This undated pottery vase was made by Cherokee potter, Cora Arch Wahnetah (1907-1986), who is also known as Cora Wahyahneetah. A double-spouted vase, like this one, is known as a Cherokee wedding vase. The earthenware clay was shaped using the...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Pottery: bowl

    • Jackson, Elizabeth Bigmeat, 1919-2008
    • This undated blackware pottery bowl was made by Elizabeth Bigmeat Jackson (1919-2008). Elizabeth Bigmeat was raised on Wrights Creek in the Painttown community of Cherokee, North Carolina. A member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, she was...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Amanda Swimmer

    • Amberg, Rob;
    • This undated photograph was taken while Amanda Swimmer was demonstrating how she fires her pottery. She fires outdoors using wood in the tradition of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The youngest of 12 children, Amanda Sequoyah Swimmer (b....
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Pottery: water jug

    • Wahnetah, Cora Arch, 1907-1986;
    • This undated water jug was made by Cora Arch Wahnetah (1907-1986), a renowned Cherokee potter who learned to make pottery in the traditional way from her mother, Ella Arch. Typically, she used the coil method to form her pots and paddle stamped...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Pottery: vase

    • Swimmer, Mabel Bigmeat
    • This undated blackware pottery vase was made by Mabel Bigmeat Swimmer. Mabel Bigmeat was raised on Wrights Creek in the Painttown community of Cherokee, North Carolina. A member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, she was a third-generation...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;

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