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Plains Indian Museum

Northern Plains 1866 Sioux 990 Lakota 107
glass beads 689 sinew 620 cotton thread 354 tanned hide 570 human hair 30 Cotton cloth 154 stuffing 2
doll 94
ca. 1900
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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.
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