Doll representing a Ka'igwu Woman wearing a Battle Dress of the Ton-Kon-Ga (the Kiowa Black Leggings Society) in the 19th century

Mrs. Underwood, American / Ka'igwu, 20th century, Ka'igwu (Kiowa), Kiowa Agency, Kiowa and Comanche Reservation, Anadarko, Oklahoma, Southern Plains, Plains

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1946

Cloth body, cotton cloth, wool cotton yarn, string hair, buckskin, glass trade beads and nylons

Overall: 11 1/8 x 8 7/16 x 1 15/16 in. (28.3 x 21.5 x 5 cm)

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

987.35.26794

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Recreational Artifacts: Toy, Doll

Classification

Native American

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Exhibition History

Montana Club

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.

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.

Provenance

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

Old Number

Wellington #48

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