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Dance Prayer of Conquest / Jimalee Chitwood Burton

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Title(s): 
Dance Prayer of Conquest
Creator(s): 
Jimalee Chitwood Burton (Artist)
Culture: 
Native American; Cherokee
Materials/Techniques: 
oil on Masonite
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Donated by Jimalee Burton in memory of her husband, Dan Burton
Accession No: 
01.2190
Previous Number(s): 
0100.2190; 11584
Department: 
Signed by hand in paint with colophon, "JIMALEE BURTON HO-CHEE-NEE" in lower left on recto; Inscribed in type, “[beginning of text cut off] evil spirits. Wearing mask [portion of text cut off] painted body, with sacred tomahawk [y overwritten with k] in ha[portion of text cut off] calls on Wa-ka-nada [* overwritten with first -], God, represented by [portion of text cut off] sun, and on his staf [sic] [r overwritten with f] to make him strong [portion of text cut off] brave. JIMALEE HO-CHEE-NEE BURTON” on attached piece of paper in upper right on verso.
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