Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

male doll
  • Plains peoples
  • male doll, late 1800s–1994
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, wool, beading, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 32 x 15 x 3.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 12 5/8 x 5 7/8 x 1 3/8 in
  • Gift of Jeannot Seymour
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5891
Multimedia
Description

Soft bodied doll. Flat head of cotton canvas. Black and white beads for eyes and mouth and around perimeter of head. Pnk and brown paisley cloth shirt with long sleeves. Orange cloth bundles on left and right side of chest. Red wool sash. Canvas leggings with dark blue edging at bottom and beading along outer edge with a yellow field and red and blue strepped triangles.