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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Southern Plains 72 Tsistsistas 32 Cheyenne 264
Descriptions
glass beads 689 pigment 539 Cotton cloth 154 cotton thread 354 tanned hide 570
Names
doll 94
Date:
ca. 1880
Dimensions:
H: 11 in, width: 4.5 in
Credit Line:
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
Remarks:
Female doll with yellow painted dress, self-fringed and red painted at bottom, and sleeves, added fringe at shoulders. Painted stripes in red and black on shoulders, and bottom 1/3 of dress. Arms and legs are plain muslin. Hugh top style moccasin with fringed tops, and tied. Painted yellow, with red line going up center. Lower shoe portion is painted red. Little head - 2" across - is ochred on front only with blue/white seed beads for eyes, mouth, as well as dangler earrings and choker. No hair. Plain tanned hide on head verso.
Accession Number:
NA.507.134

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