Doll representing an Apache Woman

Mildred Imoch Cleghorn, Chiricahua Apache / American, 1910 - 1997
Chiricahua Apache
Southern Plains


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Cloth body, lace petticoat, nylon shawl, buckskin, glass trade beads, cotton ric-rac, satin ribbon, metal studs and string hair

Overall: 7 7/16 × 4 15/16 × 2 13/16 in. (18.9 × 12.5 × 7.2 cm)

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



Place Made: Fort Sill, United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Recreational Artifacts: Toy, Doll

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Exhibition History

Braves and Dolls: American Indian Costume in Miniature, Dartmouth College Museum, Wilson Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1969.

Cultural Survival: Chiricahua-Fort Sill Apache Identity Explored through Wearable Art, A Senior Fellowship Project by Lisa LeFlore, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 19-June 24, 2001.

Historical Society of Montana, Helena, Montana, 1955.

Montana Club

Northern Montana College, Havre, Montana, 1954.

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.


Made by Mildred I. Cleghorn; sale arranged through Miss Kittson; sold to J. W. "Duke" Wellington (1896-1987), 1954; given to his daughter, Barbara Joan Wellington Wells, Barre, Vermont; given to present collection, 1987.

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