Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCDOL1811

Category: Doll

Region: Plains

Tribe: Sioux

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Glass beads, buckskin, hair, quills, tin, leather, cloth, hair.

Description: Cloth female doll wears long quilled earrings with tin tab-ends and choker. A beaded awl case is attached to her belt. She wears a beaded dress and leather belt over beaded high-top moccasins. The male doll has a quilled breast plate and wrapped braids. He holds a beaded rifle scabbard, which holds a wooden rifle. His bead trimmed coat covers a cotton loin cloth, beaded leggings and moccasins. His hair is made of horse tail.

Dimensions: Male height 20 inches


Sotheby's auction


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 133

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