Doll representing the Osage Chief James Bigheart as a Grass Dancer
Pauline McCoy Lewis, Sac and Fox / American, 1881 - 1969
Sac (Sauk) and Fox
Cloth body, brocade, cotton, yarn, glass trade beads, matal disks, sequins, cellophane strip, bells, bucksin, shell, and feathers
Overall: 9 1/8 × 3 9/16 × 1 7/8 in. (23.2 × 9 × 4.7 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: The Wellington Indian Doll Collection Gift of Barbara Wellington Wells
Place Made: Shawnee, United States, North America
Recreational Artifacts: Toy, Doll
Native American: Plains
Not on view
Braves and Dolls: American Indian Costume in Miniature, Dartmouth College Museum, Wilson Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire,1969.
Historical Society of Montana, Helena, Montana, 1955.
Northern Montana College, Havre, Montana, 1954.
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.
Collected by J. W. "Duke" Wellington (1896-1987), 1946; given to his daughter, Barbara Joan Wellington Wells, Barre, Vermont; given to present collection, 1987.
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