Doll representing a Chickasaw Woman

Unknown 12 year old schoolgirl, Chickasaw / American, dates unknown, Chickasaw, Southeast

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1946

Cotton cloth body, cotton outerwear, cotton underwear, glass trade beads, and yarn hair

Overall: 8 13/16 × 5 9/16 × 1 3/4 in. (22.4 × 14.1 × 4.5 cm)

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

987.35.26740

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Recreational Artifacts: Toy, Doll

Classification

Native American

Native American: Southeast

Not on view

Exhibition History

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.

Provenance

Unknown Chickasaw school girl, Indian Bureau Boarding School, Oklahoma; 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 #59

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