Sioux Female Doll: Dolls were elaborately beaded and dressed. Multiple dresses and accessories were made for each doll. This signifies the skill and love of the child's family members.
|glass beads 689 cloth 876 porcupine quills 146 tin cones 81 tanned hide 570 dyed 102 Horse Hair 108 Buckskin 430|
|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.|