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  • Subject - Craft: Cherokee Indian (or)
  • Subject - Group: Cherokee Indian
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    • Nina Standing Deer

    • Campbell, Carlos C. (Carlos Clinton), 1892-
    • This undated postcard features a colorized photograph of a Cherokee woman making a basket at the Cherokee Indian Fair. The back of the postcard reads, "Mrs. Nina Standing Deer was a feature of the Cherokee Indian Fair as she wove her baskets...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    • Basket weaver

    • Exline, E. E.
    • This undated postcard shows a photograph of a Cherokee craftswoman making a basket. The back of the postcard reads, "The Cherokee Indian Reservation is adjacent to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. During the Annual Indian Fair ceremonial...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    • Cherokee Indian Pottery and Bead Maker

    • unknown
    • This is a postcard of a Cherokee woman, identified as Cora Wahnetah, posing with a bead loom and display of pottery. A member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Cora Arch Wahnetah (1907-1986) was also known Cora Wahyahneetah. The description...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library ;
    • Cherokee crafts display

    • Asheville Post Card Co. (Asheville, N.C.)
    • This undated color drawing was reproduced as a postcard. It depicts craft items for sale in a Cherokee craft shop on the Qualla Boundary, the area of land owned by the Eastern Band of Cherokee. The card reads, "Native-made articles on display in...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    • Basketry by Agnes L. Welch

    • United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board; Welch, Agnes Lossie, 1925-1997
    • This photograph documents an exhibition of baskets by Agnes Welch. Agnes Lossie Welch (1925-1997) was known for making white oak baskets. Unlike most Cherokee basket weavers, she did not learn this craft through her family. Instead, Welch...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Cherokee museum display

    • unknown
    • This undated photograph by an unknown photographer shows a display of craft objects at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian. A variety of Cherokee craft traditions includes pottery, baskets, and woodwork. In the upper right are a series of carved...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    • Cherokee museum display

    • unknown
    • This undated photograph by an unknown photographer shows a display of craft objects at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian. The exhibit features a variety of Cherokee craft traditions and showcases the work of reknowned potters, basket makers, and...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    • Mask: wood

    • unknown; West Long, Will
    • This undated photograph shows a Cherokee dance mask that was carved around 1940 by renowned Cherokee woodcarver Will West Long. In addition to being known for his talent at woodworking, Long was a widely respected authority on Cherokee culture and...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    • Mask: wood

    • unknown; Jessan, Sim
    • This undated photograph by an unknown photographer shows an example of a Cherokee snake mask carved by Sim Jessan in the 1970s. Cherokee masks were typically carved from buckeye or poplar, but were also be made from hornets' nests, animal hides,...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    • Cherokee pottery exhibit

    • unknown
    • This photograph, by an unknown photographer, shows a pottery exhibit on display at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian, circa 1976. Many of the pieces resemble pottery that was known to have been made by the Cherokee prior to European contact. ...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    • Nina Standing Deer

    • Curt Teich & Co.
    • This undated postcard reads on the back, "Chief Standing Deer's wife and daughter making baskets in front of their home. The Indian Reservation is located on the Eastern Boundary of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park." Such postcards were a...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    • Pottery: bowl, chicken

    • United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board; Wahnetah, Cora Arch, 1907-1986;
    • This Indian Arts and Crafts Board photograph depicts a modeled earthenware pottery bowl that is an effigy made in the form of a chicken. The coiled pot with incised designs was made by Cora Wahnetah, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: white oak

    • United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board; Welch, Agnes Lossie, 1925-1997
    • This grouping of white oak baskets was made by Cherokee basket weaver Agnes Welch. Agnes Lossie Welch (1925-1997) was known for making white oak baskets. Unlike most Cherokee basket weavers, she did not learn this craft through her family. ...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: white oak, storage

    • United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board; Welch, Agnes Lossie, 1925-1997
    • This white oak storage basket was made by Cherokee basket weaver Agnes Welch. Dyed with blood root and walnut root, the basket is a combination of darks and the lighter natural color of white oak to make an overall pattern. Agnes Lossie Welch...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Cherokee Indian Making Pottery

    • unknown
    • Postcard of Cherokee woman and child making pottery. Description on back states, "Cherokee Indian Making Pottery."
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library ;
    • Cherokee  Native Products. Cherokee Indian Reservation

    • Bradley, Henry James
    • This photographic postcard shows a Cherokee infant sitting in a white oak split market basket. Baskets like this and the ones shown behind it were commonly made on the Qualla Boundary when this promotional postcard was made in 1950, and continue...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    • Basket: white oak trio

    • United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board; Taylor, Emma Squirrel, 1920-2002;
    • These three decorated white oak baskets were made by Emma Squirrel Taylor (1920-2002), a master Cherokee basket weaver. Taylor was from the Birdtown community of Cherokee, North Carolina and specialized in white oak baskets. This trio of baskets...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: white oak, storage

    • United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board; Welch, Carol
    • This undated Indian Arts and Crafts Board photograph is of a white oak storage basket made by Carol Welch, utilizing techniques and patterns usually associated with rivercane. Its pattern is the Chief’s Daughter. Carol Smith Welch was the...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: rivercane, storage

    • United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board; Welch, Carol
    • This undated Indian Arts and Crafts Board photograph is of a rivercane basket by Carol Welch. Dyed with butternut root, a plant that produces a deep brown to black, the basket pattern is called Mountain Peaks. Carol Smith Welch was the daughter...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: rivercane, storage

    • United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board; Welch, Carol;
    • This undated Indian Arts and Crafts Board photograph is of a rivercane basket by Carol Welch. Dyed with butternut root, a plant that produces a deep brown to black, the basket pattern is Mountain Peaks. Carol Smith Welch was the daughter of Helen...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;

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