Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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female doll
  • unknown Diné (Navajo) maker
  • female doll, late 1900s–1994
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • cloth, synthetic hair, beads, ink, metal
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 19 x 7.5 x 3 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7 1/2 x 2 15/16 x 1 3/16 in
  • Gift of Carol Chavez
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6984.02

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.

2007.6984.02: The female doll is wearing a long-sleeved red velvet top and a long green skirt with an allover wavy pattern of lighter green. She has off-white legs under her skirt that have hearts and flowers. She also has a short beaded necklace and a silver colored belt.