Doll representing a Washoe Woman

Nina Smith, American / Washoe, 1902 - 1983, Washoe (Washo), Gardnerville, Nevada, Great Basin

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1950

Buckskin face, cloth body, cotton cloth, buckskin, glass trade beads and flannel

Overall: 12 15/16 x 4 3/4 x 1 13/16 in. (32.9 x 12.1 x 4.6 cm)

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

987.35.26804

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Recreational Artifacts: Toy, Doll

Classification

Native American

Native American: Great Basin

Not on view

Exhibition History

Montana Club

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), 1950; given to his daughter, Barbara Joan Wellington Wells, Barre, Vermont; given to present collection, 1987.

Old Number

Wellington #55

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