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  • Subject - Craft: Cherokee Indian (or)
  • Subject - Group: Cherokee Indian (and)
  • Medium of Original: crafts (and)
  • Craft Category: other
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    •  Stone carving: box

    • Lossiah, William
    • This undated carved box with frog is made of soapstone. It was made by William Lossiah, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Mask : fur

    • Unknown
    • It is not known who made this fur mask with cut-out human features. Different types of masks were traditionally used in Cherokee culture for a variety of ceremonial purposes. Today, masks are still used in ceremonial dances. The images depicted on...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Mask: hide

    • Unknown
    • It is not known who made this mask that is made from hide and painted with human features. Different types of masks were traditionally used in Cherokee culture for a variety of ceremonial purposes. Today, masks are still used in ceremonial dances....
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Mask: gourd

    • McCoy, Fred
    • This Booger mask, made by Cherokee artisan Fred McCoy, is made from a gourd. The mask is signed "Fred McCoy 92" on the back. Different types of masks were traditionally used in Cherokee culture for a variety of ceremonial purposes. Today, masks are...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Stone carving: figurative sculpture

    • unknown
    • It is not known who made this undated figurative sculpture, carved from steatite, more commonly known as soapstone.
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Stone carving: amulet

    • Wilnoty, John Julius, 1940-
    • This undated small effigy amulet is made of steatite, more commonly known as soapstone. It was made by John Julius Wilnoty (b. 1940), a self-taught carver and member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Stone carving: figurative sculpture

    • unknown
    • This small figurative sculpture is made of steatite, more commonly known as soapstone. One side of the sculpture is carved with a number of figures and faces. On the other side, the raw stone is visible. The creator and date of this object are...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Stone carving

    • Owle, Freeman
    • This small sculpture is made of steatite, more commonly known as soapstone. It was made in 1988 by Freeman Owle, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Stone carving: figurative sculpture

    • Owle, Lloyd Carl
    • This undated figurative sculpture is made of steatite, more commonly known as soapstone. It was made by Lloyd Carl Owle, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Stone carving: figurative sculpture

    • Hicks, Coss
    • This small figurative carving is made of soapstone. It was made in 1989 by Coss Hicks, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Stone carving: pipe

    • Wilnoty, John Julius, 1940-
    • This undated pipe is made of steatite, more commonly known as soapstone. It was made by John Julius Wilnoty (b. 1940), a self-taught carver and member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Stone carving: pipe

    • Wilnoty, John, 1960-2007
    • This pipe is made of steatite, more commonly known as soapstone. It was likely made by John Wilnoty, Jr. (1960-2007), son of John Julius Wilnoty (b. 1940), a self-taught carver and member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Stone carving: pipe

    • unknown
    • It is not known who made this undated pipe, carved from steatite, more commonly known as soapstone. The pipe stem is wrapped in leather and tied with a glass bead.
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Stone carving: pipe

    • Wilnoty, John Julius, 1940-
    • This undated pipe is made of steatite, more commonly known as soapstone. It was made by John Julius Wilnoty (b. 1940), a self-taught carver and member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Stone carving: pipe

    • Wilnoty, John Julius, 1940-
    • This undated pipe is made of steatite, more commonly known as soapstone. It was made by John Julius Wilnoty (b. 1940), a self-taught carver and member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Stone carving: pipe

    • Wilnoty, John Julius, 1940-
    • This undated pipe is made of steatite, more commonly known as soapstone. It was made by John Julius Wilnoty (b. 1940), a self-taught carver and member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Stone carving: effigy

    • Wilnoty, John Julius, 1940-
    • This undated small effigy figure is made of steatite, more commonly known as soapstone, and is shown here on a wooden base. It was made by John Julius Wilnoty (b. 1940), a self-taught carver and member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Mask: hornet's nest

    • Arch, Davy
    • This undated mask, made by Cherokee artisan Davy Arch (whose first name is sometimes seen spelled Davey), is fashioned from a hornet’s nest with an added leather strap. Different types of masks were traditionally used in Cherokee culture for a...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Stone carving: totem

    • Wilnoty, John Julius, 1940-
    • This undated small totem figure is made of steatite, more commonly known as soapstone. It was made by John Julius Wilnoty (b. 1940), a self-taught carver and member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Stone carving: owl

    • Owle, Freeman
    • This undated small owl effigy is made of steatite, more commonly known as soapstone. It was made by Freeman Owle, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. It is just a few inches tall.
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;

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