Pot with Handles

possibly Maude French Welch, Cherokee / American, 1894 - 1953, Cherokee, Southeast

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collected 1928

Micaceous clay with smoke clouds

Overall: 5 × 5 5/16 × 3/16 in. (12.8 × 13.5 × 0.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Emily W. and George H. Browne

42.12.8115

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Pottery

Classification

Native American

Native American: Southeast

Not on view

Inscription

Inside the pot was envelope with the following inscription: "Cherokee Indian Reservation contains 66,000 acres, has a population of about 3500 Indians and mixed blood. Chief J.A. Tarquette (John A. Tahquette, Chief 1927-1931) has stone ax at Cherokee; Maud Welch (Maude French Welch, 1894-1953) makes good pottery - Sally Stamper (Sally Anne Crowe Stamper, 1875-1948) makes good baskets"

Provenance

Collected on the Cherokee Reservation by George H. Browne (1857-1931) and Emily Robbins Webster Browne (1861-1942), Cambridge, Massachusetts, July 1928; given (by Miss Ellen A. Webster, Mrs. Browne's sister) to present collection, 1942.

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