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Plains Indian Museum

Plateau 318 Salish 189
Beads 2617 leather 2024 bone 151 wool 622 cloth 876 thread 225 knit 5 pigment 539 stocking batting 6 tooth 5 hand stitching hair 424 machine stitch shell 87 elk 52 cotton 256 seed 1420 wood 4438 pony 43 human 22 binding 36
toy cradle 27
floral 651
ca. 1900
cradle length: 19.875 in, cradle width: 9.25 in, cradle depth: 3.5 in, doll length: 10 in, doll body width: 4 in, doll head width: 3.5 in, doll depth: 2.25 in
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Gift of Margorie L. Smith
Ritual and Recreation: Toys. Round top board base covered all over with leather (elk?); beaded floral design at top with red and clear pink 5-petal flowers and clear kelly green leaves; leather fringe adjacent to head opening which is lined with pink and white floral print cotton material; laced front with an ornamental string of round white beads, light blue, greasy blue, clear green, black, clear and assorted other pony beads with a bone elk tooth and a serrated edged round piece of shell; back of carrier has a strip of fringe at the top and a leather strap handle; doll in carrier has a leather face with stitched nose, painted black eyes and brows, painted red mouth and cheeks and medium brown human hair sewn on with black thread; white knit stocking head with wool batting body wrapped with yellow, blue and pink on white cotton cloth that has 2 machine stitched seams and pink binding at upper edge-perhaps the sleeve from a dress; carrier is also lined and padded with white knit stocking material.
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