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Carved wooden tray designed by Acee Blue Eagle for a frosted pitcher and set of eight glasses / Acee Blue Eagle

Essay/Description

Per the donor these wooden trays with a frosted glass pitcher and set of eight drinking glasses designed by Acee Blue Eagle were given away as premiums at Kerr-McGee gas stations in the 1960's.

Curatorial Remarks

These were given out to customers by Knox Service Stations. Individuals are depicted on the glasses.

Tags: tray, glasses
People: Muscogee (Creek), Pawnee, Wichita
Places: Oklahoma
Purpose: domestic use

From interviews with Dr. Garrick Bailey, 2018-2020 University of Tulsa, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

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Title(s): 
Carved wooden tray designed by Acee Blue Eagle for a frosted pitcher and set of eight glasses
Creator(s): 
Acee Blue Eagle (Artist)
Culture: 
Native American; Muscogee (Creek), Pawnee, Wichita
Date: 
early 20th century - mid-20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
wood
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gift of Tim Childress
Accession No: 
84.3161a
Previous Number(s): 
TL2004.228.1
Department: 
Not On View

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