Doll representing Cherokee Warrior

Lillian Gertrude Waterson Owle, American / Cherokee, 1910 - 1985, Cherokee, Eastern Band of Cherokee, Cherokee Indian Reservation, Cherokee, North Carolina, Southeast



Wild cherry wood, buckskin, glass trade beads, hair, feathers, paint and glue

Overall: 10 7/8 x 3 7/8 x 1 15/16 in. (27.6 x 9.9 x 5 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: Southeast

Not on view

Course History

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

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

Exhibition History

Montana Club

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.

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.


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), December 9., 1953; given to his daughter, Barbara Joan Wellington Wells, Barre, Vermont; given to present collection, 1987.

Old Number

Wellington #116

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