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Wokiksuye

A Buffalo Bill Center of the West Virtual Exhibit
Curated by: D&G


NA.507.113
Crow | doll | thread | glass...
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NA.507.113 | ca. 1900 | H: 10 in | Gift of Mr. Forrest Fenn | Crow female doll wearing a long cotton dress with a calico hem. Six braids of black hair are sewn to the head. 178 dentalium shells are sewn in three rows from the waist to the neck of the doll. She has a cotton body, beaded moccasins, and a cloth belt. Her eyes and moth are also beaded. | na.507.113.jpg | na.507.113v1.jpg | na.507.113 v2.jpg | na.507.113v2.jpg | female | doll | thread | glass | cloth | Beads | dentalium shells | cotton | hair | Cotton cloth | Crow

NA.507.105
Northern Plains | doll | fem...
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NA.507.105 | ca. 1880's | H: 12.5 in, width: 3.25 in | Gift of Museum Selections | Ritual and Recreation; Toys. Female native american doll dressed in light tanned buckskin with beads as decoration. | na.507.105.jpg | female | doll | female | hide | glass beads | hair | tanned | Northern Plains

NA.507.138
Northern Plains | Sioux | La...
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NA.507.138 | ca. 1900 | The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe | T-shaped, muslin body doll with leather clad legs and head. Traditional reservation style Lakota 3-skin dress, with fully beaded yoke - upper and lower strips (neck & shoulders, lower edging) in pink, dark blue and white beads with 3 mountain type designs on lower front and back. The remaining majority of yoke is filled with "salt and pepper" beading, as well as the two stripes on lower dress and the leggings on the moccasins. Eyes, nose and mouth are "salt & pepper" beads. Sleeves and side hems have added fringe, bottom hem is self fringed. Beaded tanned hide belt, 1" w, with salt and pepper beads and blue/gold bead tassels. Human hair attached, and in braids. | na.507.138.jpg | doll | glass beads | sinew | cotton thread | tanned hide | human hair | Cotton cloth | stuffing | Northern Plains | Sioux | Lakota

NA.507.106
Northern Plains | doll | mal...
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NA.507.106 | ca. 1880's | H: 12.5 in, width: 3.5 in | Gift of Museum Selections | Ritual and Recreation; Toys. Male native american doll, dressed in tanned buckskin, decorated with beads. | na.507.106.jpg | male | doll | male | hair | glass beads | tanned | hide | Northern Plains

NA.507.17
Northern Plains | doll | hid...
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NA.507.17 | ca. 1890 | L: 14.5 in | Catherine Bradford McClellan Collection, Gift of The Coe Foundation | Ritual and Recreation: Toys. Male -- Stuffed cloth doll with tanned shirt, leggings and moccasins. Beaded strips on shoulders of shirt, small squares on leggings and bead border. Bead decoration on vamp of moccasins. Tube shell necklace with tin cone and red horse hair danglers. Horse hair braids and bead facial features. | NA.507.17.JPG | na.507.17.jpg | na.507.17.jpg | doll | hide | horse | cones | trade | Red | Beads | tin | seed | cowrie | tube | deer | hair | cloth | shells | Northern Plains

NA.507.19
Northern Plains | doll | fea...
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NA.507.19 | ca. 1890 | L: 13 in | Adolf Spohr Collection, Gift of Larry Sheerin | Ritual and Recreation: Toys. Female -- Stuffed doll with tanned dress, leggings and moccasins. Lazy stitch bead decoration on yoke and waist, bead border. Fringe along bottom edge. Beaded belt, tin cone and feather puff danglers on dress. Bead decoration on leggings and vamp of moccasins. Horse hair braids with red yarn ties. | NA.507.19.JPG | na.507.19.jpg | doll | feathers | cones | Red | Beads | horse | cloth | lazy stitch | yarn | tin | hair | deer | trade | seed | puffs | hide | Northern Plains

NA.507.13
Northern Plains | doll | bla...
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NA.507.13 | ca. 1890 | L: 9 in | Gift of Carolyn Prud-Homme | Ritual and Recreation: Toys. Female -- Stuffed cloth doll with plain tanned dress, leggings and moccasins. Dress has blue beads on front and at shoulders. Blue bead border on moccasins. Black horse hair braids, bead facial features. | NA.507.13.JPG | na.507.13.jpg | doll | black | seed | cloth | horse | hide | Beads | deer | blue | tanned | trade | hair | Northern Plains

NA.507.132
Northern Plains | doll | tan...
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NA.507.132 | ca. 1880 | L: 19.5 in, width: 7 in, H: 3 in | The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe | Dress isn't a natural tanned color, appears to be dyed. | l.312.2006.1763.jpg | l.312.2006.1763v2.jpg | na.507.132v3.jpg | l.312.2006.1763v3.jpg | na.507.132.jpg | na.507.132v2.jpg | doll | tanned hide | glass beads | human hair | metal | cotton fabric | cotton thread | Northern Plains

NA.507.28
Northern Plains | doll | hai...
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NA.507.28 | ca. 1890 | L: 15 in | Adolf Spohr Collection, Gift of Larry Sheerin | Ritual and Recreation: Toys. Female -- Stuffed doll with tanned dress and moccasins. Cloth leggings, dress has lazy stitch beaded yoke in geometric design with beaded border at bottom. Fully beaded leggings and vamp of moccasins. Bead facial features, braided horse hair with red cloth ties. | NA.507.28.JPG | na.507.28.jpg | geometric | doll | hair | Beads | Red | buffalo | lazy stitch | tanned | seed | braided | cloth | hide | trade | horse | Northern Plains

NA.507.29
Northern Plains | doll | Bea...
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NA.507.29 | ca. 1890 | L: 12.5 in | Adolph Spohr Collection, Gift of Larry Sheerin | Ritual and Recreation: Toys. Female -- Stuffed doll with tanned dress having lazy stitch beaded cross and border design. Beaded leggings and moccasins, tube shell earrings. Braided horse hair with red thread ties. | NA.507.29.JPG | na.507.29.jpg | border | cross | doll | Beads | hair | tanned | lazy stitch | Red | hide | tube | shells | braided | buffalo | thread | seed | horse | Northern Plains

NA.507.27
Northern Plains | doll | dee...
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NA.507.27 | ca. 1900 | L: 15.5 in | Ritual and Recreation: Female -- Toys. Stuffed doll with tanned dress, leggings and moccasins. Bead borders across front and back of dress, shoulders, sleeves, waist and bottom edge. Glass and brass bead danglers attached. Bead strips down side of each legging and on vamp of moccasins. Bead facial features and braided horse hair. | NA.507.27.JPG | na.507.27.jpg | doll | deer | horse | seed | glass | braided | Beads | hair | tanned | hide | brass | Northern Plains

NA.507.30
Northern Plains | doll | dee...
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NA.507.30 | ca. 1890 | L: 13 in | Gift of Corliss C. Moseley | Ritual and Recreation: Toys. Stuffed femald doll with tanned dress, leggings and moccasins, with beaded strip decoration. Bead facial features, very plain. | NA.507.30.JPG | na.507.30.jpg | doll | deer | Beads | seed | hide | tanned | Northern Plains

NA.507.31
Northern Plains | doll | tan...
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NA.507.31 | ca. 1890 | L: 14.75 in | Gift of Corliss C. Moseley | Ritual and Recreation: Toys. Female -- Stuffed doll with tanned dress, leggings and moccasins. Dress has lazy stitch beaded yoke in geometric design, blue bead border along bottom. Beaded panels on leggings and vamp of moccasin. Fringe along bottom and sleeves of dress. Horse hair. | NA.507.31.JPG | na.507.31.jpg | doll | tanned | deer | trade | hide | cloth | Northern Plains

NA.507.11
Northern Plains | doll | hor...
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NA.507.11 | ca. 1890 | L: 22.5 in | Ritual and Recreation: Toys. Female -- Stuffed cloth doll with tanned dress having globular glass beads and fringe. Red wool belt, black horse hair braids. Tube shell and globular necklace with shell medallion. Small necklace with abalone shell medallion. Beaded border on yoke with single cowrie shell in back. Plain buckskin high top moccasins. | NA.507.11.JPG | na.507.11.jpg | doll | horse | wool | cloth | shells | tanned | Red | hide | cowrie | trade | deer | black | hair | Beads | abalone | fringe | Northern Plains

NA.507.72
Sioux | doll | feather | hai...
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NA.507.72 | ca. 1885 | L: 15.25 in, width: 9.5 in | Ritual and Recreation: Toys. Leather; yoke of dress beaded with triangle and cross design in orange, green, blue, white and red on light blue ground with border in red, white, blue, green and orange; painted face with beaded eyes and mouth; human hair braids; porcupine quill necklace; necklace of black beads and snail shell; snail shell earrings; turkey feather in hair; awl case and knife case beaded in blue, red white hearts, green, orange, dark blue and white; beaded moccasins in blue, red white hearts, orange and green. ---Gift of the above source. Photographed. | na.507.72.jpg | NA.507.72.JPG | triangles | crosses | doll | feather | hair | quills | seed | snails | Turkey | leather | pigment | Beads | porcupine | shells | human | Sioux

NA.507.6
Northern Plains | Sioux | do...
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NA.507.6 | ca. 1885 | L: 12.75 in | Adolf Spohr Collection, Gift of Larry Sheerin | Ritual and Recreation: Toys. Stuffed female tan cloth doll with buckskin dress, leggings and moccasins. Dress has lazy stitch beaded yoke with blue squares towards and border lane at bottom. Tin cone danglers on bottom sides, print cloth lining. Leggings have lazy stitch bead square design. Moccasins are fully beaded. Horse hair braids with red cloth ties. Bead facial features and earrings. Red painted stripes on face. Beaded belt and knife case. | NA.507.6.JPG | na.507.6.jpg | lanes | stripes | squares | doll | black | cones | horse | Print | cloth | hide | deer | Beads | blue | paint | seed | Tradecloth | hair | tin | lining | Red | Northern Plains | Sioux

NA.507.5
Sioux | Northern Plains | do...
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NA.507.5 | ca. 1885 | L: 15.375 in | Adolf Spohr Collection, Gift of Larry Sheerin | Ritual and Recreation: Toys. Female -- Stuffed tan cloth doll with buckskin dress, leggings and moccasins. Beaded borders on yoke of dress and hem line. Beaded squares around waist line. Leggings beaded in geometric design. Moccasins beaded on vamp, sides and back with blue border lane. Black horse hair braids, bead facial features Mother-of-pearl button earrings. | NA.507.5.JPG | na.507.5.jpg | geometric | doll | horse | Beads | cloth | button earrings | mother-of-pearl | hair | black | tan | deer | seed | trade | hide | Sioux | Northern Plains

NA.507.7B
South Dakota | Sioux | Lakot...
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NA.507.7B | ca. 1910 | L: 22 in, width: 8.875 in | Irving H. "Larry" Larom Collection | Ritual and Recreation: Toys. Male -- Stuffed buckskin doll with shirt having cut fringe, wrapped quillwork tab on front and back collar with quillwork strips. Plain buckskin leggings. Overlay fully beaded moccasins. Beaded band on head, bead facial features. Very long wrapped quillwork earrings with red horse hair and tin cone danglers. Black horse hair braids. | NA.507.7B.JPG | NA.507.7 a-b.jpg | na.507.7b.jpg | na.507.7b.jpg | strips | doll | Red | porcupine | hide | fringe | tin | cones | seed | hair | overlay | wrapped | deer | Beads | quills | horse | black | South Dakota | Sioux | Lakota | Northern Plains

NA.507.7A
South Dakota | Lakota | Nort...
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NA.507.7A | ca. 1910 | L: 21 in, width: 9.125 in | Irving H. "Larry" Larom Collection | Ritual and Recreation: Toys. Female -- Stuffed buckskin doll with dress having beaded waistband and design on front, lazy stitch beaded triangle on back. Leggings are fully beaded in stripe design. Fully beaded moccasins in geometric design. Belt with tin medallions. Fringe and tin cone danglers on dress. Black horse hair braids, bead facial features. Beaded band on head and long beaded loop earrings. | NA.507.7A.JPG | na.507.7av2.jpg | na.507.7av1.jpg | NA.507.7 a-b.jpg | na.507.7a.jpg | geometric | stripes | triangle | doll | tin | earrings | medallions | fringe | seed | hair | loop | horse | hide | cones | black | Beads | deer | South Dakota | Lakota | Northern Plains | Sioux

NA.507.66
Rosebud Indian Reservation, ...
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NA.507.66 | ca. 1890 | L: 10.875 in, width: 4.375 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss | 10 25 written in purple pocupine quills | Ritual and Recreation: Toys. Deerskin, muslin, fringe on shirt; shirt decorated with porcupine quill strips across shoulders, down arms and around bottom; green beads between fringe; 10 25 good writtern in purple porcupine quills on shirt; leggings have remnants of yellow painted, white beading and edge beading; moccasins beaded in green, white and red white hearts. | NA.507.66view1.JPG | NA.507.66view2.JPG | Lettering | doll | muslin | cloth | pigment | porcupine quills | tanned | deer hide | seed beads | Rosebud Indian Reservation, South Dakota | Sioux

NA.507.64
South Dakota | Sioux | doll ...
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NA.507.64 | 1890 | width: 9 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss | Ritual and Recreation: Toys. Female -- Deerskin, canvas, dress is painted yellow with red fringe at bottom. Cowrie shells across shoulders; beaded strip around bottom in white, green and blue; beaded leather belt in turquoise, white and blue; dentlium, black beads and leather necklace and earrings; beaded moccasins and leggings in white, green, blue and red white hearts. | NA.507.64.JPG | NA.507.64.jpg | doll | dentallium | pigment | seed beads | deer hide | cowrie | tanned | Horse Hair | shells | canvas | South Dakota | Sioux

NA.507.112
Sioux | doll | ribbon | meta...
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NA.507.112 | ca. 1880 | H: 14.5 in | Gift of Mr. Forrest Fenn | Sioux female doll wearing a soft Indian tanned buckskin beaded dress, mocassins, and leggings. She has a soft buckskin fringe at the hem and down both sides of the dress and yoke. An early button is sewed on the chest with a beaded drop attached to it. She has hair sewed on the back of the head and a three dimensional nose with beaded eyes and mouth. She is wearing a red belt and woolen sash. | na.507.112 v2.jpg | na.507.112.jpg | na.507.112v1.jpg | na.507.112v2.jpg | female | doll | ribbon | metal | glass beads | thread | human hair | cloth | tanned hide | yarn | button | Sioux

NA.507.111
Sioux | doll | dyed | cotton...
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NA.507.111 | ca. 1880 | H: 13 in | Gift of Mr. Forrest Fenn | Sioux female doll wearing a hide dress with fully beaded yoke with cross designs and a single row of beads and fringe at the hem. She wears beaded mocassins, leggings and a red cloth belt. She has a cloth body and a hide head with dyed red hair and an engraved copper headpiece. She has a beaded necklace, eyes, and mouth | na.507.111 v2.jpg | na.507.111v1.jpg | na.507.111v2.jpg | na.507.111.jpg | female | doll | dyed | cotton twine | hair | Cotton cloth | glass beads | copper | tanned hide | Sioux

NA.507.116
Sioux | doll | glass beads |...
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NA.507.116 | H: 13.5 in | Gift of Mr. Forrest Fenn | Sioux female doll with a full length Indian tanned beaded dress with 10 tin cone jangles on each side. Beaded high-top buckskin moccasins and a red fully quilled belt with quilled trailer. Heavily beaded dress yoke with blue, green, and black seed beads. Four-strand beaded earrings and three-strand bead necklace hang below waist. Fourteen-strand neckpiece. Horse tail hair on a cloth head with beaded eyes and mouth. | na.507.116v2.jpg | na.507.116 v2.jpg | na.507.116.jpg | na.507.116v1.jpg | na.507.116.jpg | female | doll | glass beads | cloth | porcupine quills | tin cones | tanned hide | dyed | Horse Hair | Buckskin | Sioux