Doll representing the Osage Chief James Bigheart as a Grass Dancer

Zora Fairchild Lewis (Mrs. O. O. Lewis), American / Osage, 1883 - 1932, Osage, Osage Indian Reservation, Shawnee, Oklahoma, Prairie, Plains



Cloth body, brocade, cotton, yarn, glass trade beads, matal disks, sequins, cellophane strip, bells, bucksin, shell, and feathers

Overall: 9 1/8 x 3 9/16 x 1 7/8 in. (23.2 x 9 x 4.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: The Wellington Indian Doll Collection Gift of Barbara Wellington Wells



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name

Recreational Artifacts: Toy, Doll


Native American

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Exhibition History

Wellington Indian Doll Collection, an exhibition organized by the Hood Museum of Art and the Studio Art Department celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Native American Program at Dartmouth College, Hopkins Center Rotunda, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 8-June 12, 1991.

Northern Montana College, Havre, Montana, 1954.

Montana Club

Historical Society of Montana, Helena, Montana, 1955.

Braves and Dolls: American Indian Costume in Miniature, Dartmouth College Museum, Wilson Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire,1969.


Collected by J. W. "Duke" Wellington (1896-1987), 1946; given to his daughter, Barbara Joan Wellington Wells, Barre, Vermont; given to present collection, 1987.

Old Number

Wellington #34

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