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

Diné (Navajo), Navajo Reservation, Window Rock, Arizona, Southwest

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1947

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

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

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

987.35.26765

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Recreational Artifacts: Toy, Doll

Classification

Native American

Native American: Southwest

Not on view

Exhibition History

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.

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.

Provenance

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.

Old Number

Wellington #125

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