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Seven Clans of the Cherokee
Attributed to Minnie Clinton
Cherokee, Tahlequah, Oklahoma
c1990
Cotton/polyester with polyester filling
73" x 85”
MSUM 7605.2
Photo by Doug Elbinger, all rights reseved by the Michigan State University Museum

The seven clans of the Cherokee Nation are embroidered in the blocks on this tied quilt. Clan names are given in both Cherokee and English.

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