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    •  Pottery: pipe

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • 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...
    • Designs in Pottery by the Bigmeat Family

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This brochure on Bigmeat family pottery was created to accompany an exhibition of their work in 1979. The exhibition was held at Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual, Inc., an artisan cooperative. The exhibition included work by three daughters of...
    •  Pottery: bear paw

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This blackware bear paw was made by the Bigmeats, a family of Cherokee potters. Charlotte Welch Bigmeat (1887-1959) had five daughters, all of whom made pottery: Tinie Bigmeat Thompson (1913-1999), Ethel Bigmeat Queen (1916-1942), Elizabeth...
    •  Pottery: vase

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • 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...
    •  Pottery: vase

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This clay vase was made by the Bigmeats, a family of Cherokee potters. Charlotte Welch Bigmeat (1887-1959) had five daughters, all of whom made pottery: Tinie Bigmeat Thompson (1913-1999), Ethel Bigmeat Queen (1916-1942), Elizabeth Bigmeat Jackson...
    •  Pottery: pipe

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This blackware clay pipe was made by the Bigmeats, a family of Cherokee potters. Charlotte Welch Bigmeat (1887-1959) had five daughters, all of whom made pottery: Tinie Bigmeat Thompson (1913-1999), Ethel Bigmeat Queen (1916-1942), Elizabeth...
    •  Pottery: bowl

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • 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...
    •  Pottery: vase

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • 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...
    •  Maude Welch

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This is a photograph by Vivienne Roberts of Maude Welch, a Cherokee potter who was born in 1894 near Cooper's Creek in the Bird Town section of the Qualla Boundary in Cherokee, North Carolina. Mrs. Welch's pottery was formed and carved completely...

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