Doll representing a Paiute Woman "Nellie"

Katie Christy Frazier, American (Northern Paiute), 1891 - 1991
Paviotso (Northern Paiute)
Great Basin



Buckskin, glass trade beads, human hair, cloth, feather, string and straight pins

Overall: 11 1/8 × 5 9/16 × 1 3/4 in. (28.2 × 14.2 × 4.4 cm)

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



Place Made: Walker River Reservation, Yerrington, United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Recreational Artifacts: Toy, Doll

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Great Basin

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

Northern Montana College, Havre, Montana, 1954.


Collected by J. W. "Duke" Wellington (1896-1987), 1946; given to his daughter, Barbara Joan Wellington Wells, Barre, Vermont; given to present collection, 1987.

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