Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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spirit doll
  • unknown Potawatomi maker
  • spirit doll, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Northeastern United States
  • wood, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 17.5 x 5.5 x 2.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 6 7/8 x 2 1/8 x 1 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5869

Rudimentary carved human figure. Faint facial features, arms are in fron of abdomen and legs together. Brown.