Doll representing a Sioux Woman

Brulé Lakota, Lakota (Teton Sioux), Central Plains, Plains

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about 1943-1960

Wooden face, smoked buckskin, glass trade beads, cotton cloth, thumbtacks, human hair and paint

Overall: 11 1/8 × 8 1/16 × 2 in. (28.2 × 20.5 × 5.1 cm)

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

987.35.26814

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

Northern Montana College, Havre, Montana, 1954.

Montana Club

Historical Society of Montana, Helena, Montana, 1955.

Braves and Dolls: American Indian Costume in Miniature, Dartmouth College Museum, Wilson Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1969.

Provenance

Collected by J. W. "Duke" Wellington (1896-1987), about 1943-1960‘s; given to his daughter, Barbara Joan Wellington Wells, Barre, Vermont; given to present collection, 1987.

Old Number

Wellington #98

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