Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Apache maker
  • doll, late 1800s–1905
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • buckskin, pigment, cloth, rawhide, beading
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 24 x 14 x 3 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 9 7/16 x 5 1/2 x 1 1/8 in
  • Gift from the Harold Eicholtz Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5894

Soft bodied doll with a very small head and no arms. Small head has light blue beads for eyes and at top of head. Buckskin dress with fringe on sleeves, down seams and at hem. Lateral part of hem hangs lower. Buckskin leggings with fringe on outside seams. Red pigment stripes on top portion of dress, remainder of dress and leggings have erratic coloration. Light blue beads at hemline of dress.