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Object Number:46-6-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cherokee
Provenience: United States of America
North Carolina
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Gourd
Fur
Pigment
Iconography:Booger Dance
Height: 24.4 cm
Width: 15.8 cm
Credit Line:Cherokee Expedition; Frank G. Speck and John G. Witthoft, 1946

Description

Gourd; the stem forms the nose and is encircled by a ring of fur. Eyes and mouth are cut out, the former encircled by a broad black line; the latter has a painted curved moustache and a chin beard of parallel lines. Black fur eyebrows and hair. "Used in Booger Dance". Obtained from Allen West Long

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