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Dakota female doll
Description A Dakota female doll made by the Bluecloud family from the Upper Sioux Indian Community in Granite Falls, Minnesota, circa the early 20th century. The doll wears a full-length animal hide one-piece dress with contrasting dark brown animal hide with blue and green beaded trim at yoke, back, lower front, lower back and hem. Her black yarn hair is in two braids tied with hide. The doll has beaded facial features (red for mouth, black for eyes and eye brows) and a sculpted nose. The doll also wears beaded animal hide moccasins.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 12 inches height From head to toe.
5 inches width From elbow to elbow.
3 inches depth
Nomenclature Doll
Creation Made by: Bluecloud family
Made by Dakota Indians
Made in Granite Falls, Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota, United States
Made in Upper Sioux Reservation, Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made by Dakota Indians
Made in Granite Falls, Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota, United States
Made in Upper Sioux Reservation, Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota, United States
Dakota dolls
Indian. Recreation. Dolls
Dates Creation: Approximately 1930 - Approximately 1940

Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 2010.92.2
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