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Upper Sioux Dakota female doll
Description Dakota female doll probably made by the Bluecloud family from the Upper Sioux Indian Community in Granite Falls, Minnesota. The doll wears an animal hide dress with fringed cuffs and hem and a red, white and blue yarn belt over a plaid loincloth. Long blue and red ribbon is sewn onto the back of the dress. Her black yarn hair is in two long braids tied with hide ornamented with blue beads, metal cones and red feathers. The doll has beaded facial features and a sculpted nose. The doll also wears a multi-strand clear and black cut bead necklace, earrings of blue beads, shells and porcupine quills, and animal hide moccasins lightly beaded with red, white, and blue beads.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 15 inches height From top of feathers to feet.
10 1/2 inches width From hand to hand.
2 1/2 inches depth
Nomenclature Doll
Creation Made by (possibly): 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 1960 - Approximately 1970

Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 2010.92.6