Doll Dressed in the style of the "older Cherokee women"

Lillian Gertrude Waterson Owle, Cherokee / American, 1910 - 1985, Cherokee, Eastern Band of Cherokee, Southeast

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1953

Wild Cherry wood, cotton, flannel, string, paint, glue

Overall: 8 1/2 × 8 11/16 × 2 1/16 in. (21.6 × 22.1 × 5.2 cm)

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

987.35.26742

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Recreational Artifacts: Toy, Doll

Classification

Native American

Native American: Southeast

Not on view

Course History

NAS 8, Perspectives in Native American Studies, Vera Palmer, Fall 2014

NAS 8, Perspectives in Native American Studies, Vera Palmer, Fall 2014

NAS 8, Perspectives in Native American Studies, Vera Palmer, Spring 2013

NAS 8, Perspectives in Native American Studies, Vera Palmer, Spring 2013

NAS 8, Perspectives in Native American Studies, Vera Palmer, Fall 2012

NAS 8, Perspectives in Native American Studies, Vera Palmer, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

Northern Montana College, Havre, Montana, 1954.

Native American Studies Exhibition, Bartlett Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 24, 1989-January 1, 1990.

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

Made by Lillian Owl (perhaps Lillian Gertrude Waterson Owle, 1910-1985); Gertrude C. Flanagan, Qualla Arts and Crafts Cooperative Association of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Cherokee, North Carolina; sold to J. W. "Duke" Wellington (1896-1987), 1953; given to his daughter, Barbara Joan Wellington Wells, Barre, Vermont; given to present collection, 1987.

Old Number

Wellington #115

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