Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCDOL263

Category: Doll

Region: Plains

Tribe: Cheyenne

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Glass beads, buckskin, rawhide, cotton, brass, shell, leather, cloth, pigment

Description: Cloth doll with brown commercial leather leggings that have beaded strips sewn on with cotton thread. Native tanned buckskin fringe, which is covered with yellow ocher, is sewn to the leggings. Two brass buttons hold the fringe and bead-trimmed buckskin coat together. The coat top is covered with a beaded neck-yoke. A cowry shell hangs around the neck on a buckskin thong. The painted face has features that are made of beads and the back of the head is skin. The plain leather moccasins have thin rawhide soles.

Dimensions: Height 14 inches


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