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1996: Orland Joe

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Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
Joe, Oreland C. 2
Descriptions
alabaster 4
Names
Sculpture 571
Subjects
Ute 5 star 117 woman 99 trade blanket
Date:
1996
Dimensions:
H: 25.625 in, width: 11 in, depth: 8 in
Title:
Star Blanket
Credit Line:
William E. Weiss Purchase Award - 1996 Buffalo Bill Art Show
Gloss:
This sculpture shows the artist's masterful carving in stone with intricate details, powerful use of texture and expressive color. A Southern Ute/Navajo, Oreland C. Joe has said that he draws his inspiration from "memories of childhood, from my aunts and uncles, grandmothers and grandfathers."
Signed:
[reverse bottom edge] O C Joe (C over A intersected) (c inside circle) '96
Accession Number:
9.96

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Plains Indian Museum.
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