Figure representing a Sioux Dancer (part of group)

Silas Henry Ross, American / Yankon, 1908 - 1958, Nakota (Yankton Sioux), Fort Thompson, South Dakota, Central Plains, Plains



Balsa, paint, feathers, paper, thumbtacks, flannel and string

Overall: 3 3/16 x 1 15/16 x 1 15/16 in. (8.1 x 5 x 5 cm)

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



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name

Recreational Artifacts: Toy, Doll


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.


Silas Ross; sale arranged through Mildred Helming [sp?], Fort Thompson, South Dakota; sold to J. W. "Duke" Wellington (1896-1987), July 6, 1947; given to his daughter, Barbara Joan Wellington Wells, Barre, Vermont; given to present collection, 1987.

Old Number

Wellington #104

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