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    • Woodcarving: potter

    • Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated Indian Arts and Crafts Board photograph shows a carving of a Cherokee potter that was made by Cherokee woodcarver Virgil Ledford, who was born in 1940 in the Birdtown Community on the Qualla Boundary. Ledford began carving as a child...
    • Woodcarving: potter

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • Carving of an Indian potter made from mahogany wood by Cherokee artisan Virgil Ledford.
    • Virgil Ledford Sculpture and Carving

    • Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This four-page brochure was produced to accompany a 1974 exhibition of work by Cherokee woodcarver Virgil Ledford. The exhibit was held at Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual and included 21 pieces in cherry, buckeye, walnut, and mahogany. The...
    • Virgil Ledford

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Wood-carving -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Indian wood-carving -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This October 1968 photograph was taken of Virgil Ledford while he was sanding the neck of a nearly completed wooden giraffe. Virgil Ledford (b. 1940) was born in the Birdtown Community on the Qualla Boundary. He is a member of the Eastern Band of...
    • Woodcarving: standing fox

    • Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph of a standing fox carved from wood was taken by the United States Department of the Interior, Indian Arts and Crafts Board. A notation on the verso reads: "Virgil Ledford, Cherokee, NC." A member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee...
    • Virgil Ledford

    • Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Indian wood-carving -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee art -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated photograph by an unknown photographer shows Cherokee woodcarver Virgil Ledford (b. 1940) from the Birdtown Community on the Qualla Boundary. Ledford began carving as a child while still in elementary school; his grandfather was also a...
    • Virgil Ledford

    • Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Indian wood-carving -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee art -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated Indian Arts and Crafts Board photograph shows Cherokee carver Virgil Ledford (b. 1940), who was born in the Birdtown Community on the Qualla Boundary. Ledford began carving as a child while still in elementary school; his grandfather...
    • Virgil Ledford

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Wood-carving -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Woodwork -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated Indian Arts and Crafts Board photograph shows Cherokee woodcarver Virgil Ledford (b. 1940) carving a figure of a cat or raccoon. Ledford was born and raised in the Birdtown community near Cherokee and had a talent for drawing as a...
    • Woodcarving: owl

    • Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated photograph by an unknown photographer shows a carved owl made by Cherokee woodcarver Virgil Ledford, who was born in 1940 in the Birdtown Community on the Qualla Boundary. Ledford began carving as a child while still in elementary...

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