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

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

Overall: 2 5/16 x 1 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. (5.9 x 4.5 x 3.8 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

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.


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 #107

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