Doll representing an Apache Woman Carrying her Baby in a Cradleboard

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



Cotton cloth, glass trade beads, ric-rac, buckskin, thread and reed

Overall: 10 11/16 × 12 5/16 × 3 13/16 in. (27.2 × 31.3 × 9.7 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.

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.


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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