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


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



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name

Recreational Artifacts: Toy, Doll


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.


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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