Two Diné Women, a Loom, and a Cradleboard with a Child

Diné (Navajo)



Wool, cotton cloth, fur, glass trade beads, silver conches, turquoise, buckskin, and velour figures, mounted on a wood platform

Overall: 14 1/4 × 12 3/4 × 7 1/2 in. (36.2 × 32.4 × 19.1 cm)

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



Place Made: Navajo Reservation, Window Rock, United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Recreational Artifacts: Toy, Doll

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Southwest

Not on view

Exhibition History

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.

Montana Club

Native American Studies [Display Case], The Sherman House, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1998-present.

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

Northern Montana College, Havre, Montana, 1954.


Sale arranged through Loraine Morley Reynolds (1878-1962), New Mexico; sold to J. W. "Duke" Wellington (1896-1987), October 31, 1947; given to his daughter, Barbara Joan Wellington Wells, Barre, Vermont; given to present collection, 1987.

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