Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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beaded turtle figure
  • Mamie Mitchell
    born: Mesquakie settlement, Iowa, United States ; died: United States
  • beaded turtle figure, late 1800s–1981
  • Where object was made: United States
  • felt, leather, beading
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 2 x 3.5 x 5.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 3/4 x 1 3/8 x 2 1/8 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1732

The small stuffed turtle figure has a yellow underside. The top surface is beaded. It has a white head with two red eyes, a white tail, and legs that are mixed yellow and white. The shell is black and yellow.