Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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male doll
  • Diné (Navajo) peoples
  • male doll, late 1900s–1994
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • cloth, synthetic hair, beads, ink, metal
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 18 x 7 x 3 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7 1/16 x 2 3/4 x 1 3/16 in
  • Gift of Carol Chavez
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6984.01

One doll is male and one is female and they are dressed in coordinating attire. Both have soft bodies with their facial features drawn on.

2007.6984.01: The male doll is wearing a long-sleeved red velvet top and off-white trousers. He is wearing a green headband, a short beaded necklace, and a silver belt.