Doll representing an Oglala Apple Face Woman
Mrs. Decory (possibly Beulah Grace Bishop DeCory), Oglala Lakota / American, 1916-1998
Lakota (Teton Sioux)
Apple face, chamois cloth, glass trade beads, tanned leather belt, brass studs, string and glass buttons
Overall: 10 1/4 × 6 1/4 × 1 9/16 in. (26 × 15.9 × 4 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: The Wellington Indian Doll Collection Gift of Barbara Wellington Wells
Place Made: Rosebud Indian Reservation, United States, North America
Recreational Artifacts: Toy, Doll
Native American: Plains
Not on view
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.
Native American Studies [Display Case], The Sherman House, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1998-present.
Northern Montana College, Havre, Montana, 1954.
Made by Mrs. Decory; sale arranged through Helen C. Evans, Sioux Indian Arts and Crafts Shop and Museum, Rapid City, South Dakota; sold to J. W. "Duke" Wellington (1896-1987), December 8, 1953; given to his daughter, Barbara Joan Wellington Wells, Barre, Vermont; given to present collection, 1987.
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