Doll representing an Apache Man

Happy Moses, American / Chiricahua Apache, 1919-1982, Chiricahua Apache, Apache, San Carlos Reservation, Arizona, Bylas, Arizona, Southwest



Cotton cloth, blue denim, buckskin, glass trade beads, yarn, ribbon, thread and felt

Overall: 12 9/16 x 6 9/16 x 3 3/16 in. (31.9 x 16.7 x 8.1 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

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

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.


Happy Moses, Bylas, Arizona; sale arranged through Clarence Wesley, Chairman Tribal Council, San Carlos Trading Enterprise, San Carlos, Arizona; sold to J. W. "Duke" Wellington (1896-1987), August 7, 1959; given to his daughter, Barbara Joan Wellington Wells, Barre, Vermont; given to present collection, 1987.

Old Number

Wellington #137

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