Doll representing a Sioux Man

Jeanette Blue Horse, Sicangu / American, born 1921
Lakota (Teton Sioux)
Soldier Creek School
Central Plains
Plains

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1946

Buckskin, glass trade beads, string, flannel, cotton cloth, paint and feathers

Overall: 11 15/16 × 9 3/16 × 1 15/16 in. (30.4 × 23.3 × 5 cm)

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

987.35.26807

Geography

Place Made: Rosebud Indian Reservation, United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Recreational Artifacts: Toy, Doll

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Plains

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.

Provenance

Jeanette Blue Horse, Soldier Creek School, Rosebud Arts and Crafts Shop, Rosebud, South Dakota; sold to 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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