Doll representing a Ho-Chunk Grass Dancer
Mary May Thundercloud Deer (WaNeekPiWinKah), Ho-Chunk / American, 1895 - 1982
Great Lakes Woodlands
Cloth body, buckskin, cloth, glass trade beads, ribbon, yarn, horsehair, button, string, straight pin, and wood
Overall: 16 9/16 × 8 3/8 × 2 15/16 in. (42 × 21.2 × 7.5 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: The Wellington Indian Doll Collection Gift of Barbara Wellington Wells
Place Made: Tomah, United States, North America
Recreational Artifacts: Toy, Doll
Native American: Woodlands
Not on view
Braves and Dolls: American Indian Costume in Miniature, Dartmouth College Museum, Wilson Hall, Dartmouth College, 1969.
Historical Society of Montana, Helena, Montana, 1955.
Northern Montana College, Havre, Montana, 1954.
Made by Mary Thundercloud Deere (WaNeekPiWinKah, 1895-1982 ), Tomah, Wisconsin; sale arranged by Peru Farver, 310 West Walnut, Green Bay, Wisconsin; sold to J. W. "Duke" Wellington (1896-1987), October 31, 1946; given to his daughter, Barbara Joan Wellington Wells, Barre, Vermont; given to present collection, 1987.
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