Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Lakota maker
  • doll, late 1800s–1918
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cloth, ribbon, ink, appliqué
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 24 x 18.5 x 3.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 9 7/16 x 7 1/4 x 1 3/8 in
  • Transfer from Central College, Orville John and Evaline Dryer Green Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5884

Soft bodied doll. Face is light colored cloth with facial features drawn on. Black cloth on remainder of head. He wears a long sleeved black shirt with dark yellow and purple ribbons on placket and pink and white on shoulders. Leggings are purple with a white diamond print.