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female doll
  • Lenape (Delaware) peoples
  • female doll, late 1800s–1981
  • Where object was made: United States
  • buckskin, cloth, ribbon, paint, string, beads
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 24 x 16 x 5.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 9 7/16 x 6 1/4 x 2 1/8 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5885
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Description

Soft bodied doll. Cloth head with black string hair, in two braids. Red ribbon headband and tied at end of each braid. Buckskin dress with fringe at neck line, wrists and hemline. She is wearing red and green bead earrings. Light blue, green, red and yellow beads sewn at neckline of dress. Buckskin moccasins with fringe at ankles.