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female doll
  • Native Arctic peoples
  • female doll, late 1800s–1975
  • fur, felt, yarn, leather, buckskin, beading, embroidering
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 22 x 16 x 5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 8 5/8 x 6 1/4 x 1 15/16 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5897
Multimedia
Description

Female doll with a baby on her back. She and baby have buckskin heads with embroidered features and black yarn for hair. The baby is looking over the mom's left shoulder. She is wearing a dark grey fur coat with white fur at the neck and hemline. Mittens are white with brown spots and a red and white pom. Brow leather belt with red and yellow beads. Light brown fur pants and light colored fur boots with red felt at the top.