Dolll Representing a Kootenai Man

Joseph and Mary Aniste, American / Kootenai, dates unknown, Kootenai (Kutenai), Dixon, Montana, Plateau



Plastic doll, buckskin, glass trade beads, fur, natural fiber hair and straight pin

Overall: 7 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 1 7/16 in. (19 x 6.3 x 3.7 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: Plateau

Not on view

Exhibition History

Montana Club

Native American Studies [Display Case], The Sherman House, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1998-present.

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.


Joseph and Mary Aniste; sale arranged through Forrest R. Stone, Flathead Agency, Dixon, Montana; sold to J. W. "Duke" Wellington (1896-1987), June 29, 1953; given to his daughter, Barbara Joan Wellington Wells, Barre, Vermont; given to present collection, 1987.

Old Number

Wellington #111

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