Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Native Alaskan peoples
  • doll, 1930s–1948
  • Where object was made: Alaska Territory (present-day Alaska), United States
  • seal fur, fur, yarn, buckskin
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 26 x 21 x 9 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 10 1/4 x 8 1/4 x 3 1/2 in
  • Gift of George W. Traw
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6031

The doll wearing a dark brown and grey fur parka with longer white fur on the hood. It is decorated around the shoulders with tufts of light brown fur and red yarn. There is short brown fur around the wrists and the bottom of the parka. The light brown fur boots have seam detail down the front and red yarn detail. It has a buckskin face and mittens with thumbs.