Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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female doll
  • Diné (Navajo) peoples
  • female doll, late 1800s–1981
  • Where object was made: Arizona or New Mexico, United States
  • cloth, velvet, sequins, synthetic hair, beads, paint, yarn
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 28 x 19 x 5.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 11 x 7 1/2 x 2 1/8 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5881
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Description

Soft bodied doll. Light colored cloth face with painted features. Black hair, tied in bun with white yarn. She is wearing a red velvet long sleeved top, decorated with silver sequins and beads on the yoke, and a dark blue velvet skirt with a band of white rickrack. Red cloth boots.