Doll representing an Apache Woman in the style of the 1950s

Whiteriver Indian School Students, White Mountain Apache, Western Apache, Apache, Fort Apache Reservation, Whiteriver, Arizona, Southwest

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collected by 1954

Cloth body, cotton cloth, yarn, ric-rac and thread

Overall: 12 13/16 x 6 3/8 x 1 11/16 in. (32.5 x 16.2 x 4.3 cm)

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

987.35.26778

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

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

A group of sixth grade girls at the White River Indian School; commissioned by J. W. "Duke" Wellington (1896-1987),1954; given to his daughter, Barbara Joan Wellington Wells, Barre, Vermont; given to present collection, 1987.

Old Number

Wellington #92

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