Small Dolls tied together: Not all dolls were used as toys for children. In some Native American tribes they created small dolls that hung from leather thongs. These were "Worry Dolls." It was their function to relieve the person who carried it from worrying.
|Northern Plains 1866|
|deer 681 seed 1420 hide 1074 Beads 2617 tanned 631|
|L: 2.125 in|
|Gift of Henry B. Joy, Jr.|
|Ritual and Recreation: Toys. Tanned, fully beaded dolls tied together with thong.|