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Female Doll-Northern Plains: This doll could have been used as part of a Ghost Dance, especially if she had a male counter part. Also, if a male and female doll closely resembled each other it could be because the children who played with them were twins.

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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866
Descriptions
hide 1074 glass beads 689 hair 424 tanned 631
Names
doll 94 female 3
Subjects
female 19
Date:
ca. 1880's
Dimensions:
H: 12.5 in, width: 3.25 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Museum Selections
Remarks:
Ritual and Recreation; Toys. Female native american doll dressed in light tanned buckskin with beads as decoration.
Accession Number:
NA.507.105

Not currently on display

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