Doll representing an Apache Man

Happy Moses, Chiricahua Apache / American, 1919-1982
Chiricahua Apache



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

Overall: 12 9/16 × 6 9/16 × 3 3/16 in. (31.9 × 16.7 × 8.1 cm)

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



Place Made: San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation, Bylas, United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Recreational Artifacts: Toy, Doll

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Southwest

Not on view

Exhibition History

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.

Montana Club

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

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.

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