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Plateau 318
cloth 876 smoked 60 ermine 119 Buckskin 430 braintanned 68 pigment 539 hair 424 Beads 2617 silk 96 wood 4438
doll 94
early 20th century
H: 12.625 in
Credit Line:
Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot
Ritual and Recreation, Toys. Molded wood fiber doll with moveable arms and legs. Flesh tone paint overall, eyes painted blue and black, mouth painted red. Doll's head covered with an orange silk scarf held in place with a black faceted basket and seed bead headband. Brown human hair braids have ermine fur wraps and cloth ties. Dress is braintanned white buckskin beaded across shoulders and around neck in blocks of light blue, yellow and royal with flanking strips in blocks of faceted irridescent black, clear and light orange, sleeve ends and hem are trimmed with a row of blue green basket beads. Belt is smoked buckskin beaded wiwth faceted copper triangles, small red/white hearts triangles in pairs and 2 short rows of light orange at center back on light blue background with clear pale green picot beaded edging. Doll wears smoked buckskin side seam moccasins with ankle wrap extensions, seams are trimmed with single line of faceted irridescent black beads.
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