Blowgun Dart

Teah-lah-te-hih, American / Cherokee, late 19th - early 20th century, Cherokee, Eastern Band of Cherokee, North Carolina, Southeast

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collected about 1903-1909

Wood dart tufted with silk of the fireweed

Overall: 27 in. (68.58 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Frank C. and Clara G. Churchill

46.17.9941

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Hunting and Fishing

Classification

Native American

Native American: Southeast

Not on view

Provenance

Tsah-lar-te-hih (Teah-lah-te-hih), North Carolina; collected by Clara G. Corser Turner Churchill (1851-1945) and Frank Carroll Churchill (1850-1912), Cherokee, North Carolina, probably 1909; bequeathed to present collection, 1946.

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