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  • Subject - Craft: Cherokee Indian (or)
  • Subject - Group: Cherokee Indian (and)
  • Medium of Original: crafts (and)
  • Craft Category: woodwork
(93 results)



Display: 20

    •  Woodcarving: bears

    • Chiltoskey, Goingback, 1907-2000;
    • These carvings of a mama bear with two cubs are made from walnut. A 1977 appraisal of the Hubert Hayes Collection attributes these to Goingback Chiltoskey. Chiltoskey (1907-2000), also known as Going Back Chiltoskie and G. B. Chiltosky, was a...
    • Western Carolina University Mountain Heritage Center;
    •  Woodcarving: bears

    • Chiltoskey, Goingback, 1907-2000;
    • These carvings of a mama bear with two cubs are made from walnut. A 1977 appraisal of the Hubert Hayes Collection attributes these to Goingback Chiltoskey. Chiltoskey (1907-2000), also known as Going Back Chiltoskie and G. B. Chiltosky, was a...
    • Western Carolina University Mountain Heritage Center;
    •  Woodcarving: horsehead bookends

    • Chiltoskie, Watty, 1897-1973;
    • Wahdih "Watty" Chiltoskie (1897-1973), also known as Watty Chiltoskie, was a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. He was born in the Piney Grove section of the Qualla Boundary. Like his parents, he spoke only Cherokee, learning English...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Woodcarving: horsehead bookends

    • Chiltoskie, Watty, 1897-1973;
    • Wahdih "Watty" Chiltoskie (1897-1973) was a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. He was born in the Piney Grove section of the Qualla Boundary. Like his parents, he spoke only Cherokee, learning English later in life. While still a...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Woodcarving: shoes

    • Unknown
    • It is not known who made these carved wood shoes in the collection of Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual. They are unique item. More typically, the Eastern Band of Cherokee make carvings for various purposes: dough bowls and spoons for use in the...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Woodcarving: bookends

    • Chiltoskie, Watty, 1897-1973;
    • Wahdih "Watty" Chiltoskie (1897-1973), was a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. He was born in the Piney Grove section of the Qualla Boundary. Like his parents, he spoke only Cherokee, learning English later in life. While still a...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Woodcarving: bear

    • Unknown
    • It is not known who carved this wood animal in the collection of Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual, but carved animal figures have been the mainstay of Eastern Band of Cherokee since the 1930s. Typically, the Cherokee make a variety of carvings: dough...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Woodcarving: faun

    • Unknown
    • It is not known who carved this wood animal in the collection of Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual, but carved animal figures have been the mainstay of Eastern Band of Cherokee since the 1930s. Typically, the Cherokee make a variety of carvings: dough...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Woodcarving: humming bird

    • Unknown
    • It is not known who carved this wood animal in the collection of Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual, but carved animal figures have been the mainstay of Eastern Band of Cherokee since the 1930s. Typically, the Cherokee make a variety of carvings: dough...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Woodcarving: songbird

    • Unknown
    • It is not known who carved this wood animal in the collection of Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual, but carved animal figures have been the mainstay of Eastern Band of Cherokee since the 1930s. Typically, the Cherokee make a variety of carvings: dough...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Woodcarving: Indian man

    • Ledford, Virgil, 1940-;
    • Carving of an Indian bust of wood by Cherokee artisan Virgil Ledford.
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Woodcarving: Indian head

    • Chiltoskie, Watty, 1897-1973;
    • Carving of an Indian bust made of wood by Cherokee artisan Wahdih "Watty" Chiltoskie (1897-1973). His last name is sometimes seen spelled Chiltoskey or Chiltosky.
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Woodcarving: Indian head

    • Wahnetah, John
    • Carving of an Indian head made of wood by Cherokee artisan John Wahnetah.
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Woodcarving: potter

    • Ledford, Virgil, 1940-;
    • Carving of an Indian potter made from mahogany wood by Cherokee artisan Virgil Ledford.
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Woodcarving: mule head bookend

    • Chiltoskie, Watty, 1897-1973
    • This mule head bookend was carved out of walnut by Wahdih “Watty” Chiltoskie (1897-1973) in the 1930s or 1940s. Chiltoskie was the older brother of woodcarver Goingback Chiltoskey (1907-2000) and lived on the Qualla Boundary Cherokee...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    •  Woodcarving: horsehead bookends

    • Chiltoskie, Watty, 1897-1973;
    • Carving of pair of horsehead bookends made of wood by Cherokee artisan Wahdih "Watty" Chiltoskie (1897-1973), whose last name is sometimes seen spelled Chiltoskey or Chiltosky.
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Mask: wood

    • Welch, June;
    • This undated Eagle mask, made by Cherokee artisan June Welch, is carved and painted. 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...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Woodcarving: horsehead bookends

    • Chiltoskey, Goingback, 1907-2000;
    • Carving of pair of horsehead bookends made of wood by Cherokee artisan Goingback Chiltoskey, whose last name is also sometimes spelled Chiltosky or Chiltoskie.
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Mask: wood

    • Tramper, Leroy
    • This Clan mask, made in 2003 by Cherokee artisan Leroy Tramper, is carved from ash wood. The mask is signed “H. L. T.” on the back. Different types of masks were traditionally used in Cherokee culture for a variety of ceremonial purposes....
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Mask: wood

    • unknown;
    • It is not known who made this undated Cherokee mask carved from wood. 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...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;

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