Dakota female doll

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Titles Dakota female doll
Description A Dakota female doll made for "Bloom Bro. Co. Quality Line Souvenirs, Minneapolis, MN" by the Bluecloud family from the Upper Sioux Indian Community in Granite Falls, Minnesota, circa the early 20th century. The doll wears a green wool flannel dress with fringed red wool flannel yoke and red wool flannel trim. Her synthetic black hair is in two braids tied with red wool yarn. The doll has beaded facial features (red for mouth, black for eyes) and a sculpted nose. She wears a multi-colored beaded necklace and black wool flannel leggings; the doll has no hands or feet.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 8 1/2 inches height (from head to toe)
6 3/4 inches width (from sleeve to sleeve)
1 1/2 inches depth
Nomenclature doll
Materials flannel
bead (pierced object)
glass (material)
Creation Made by: Bluecloud family
Made by: Upper Sioux Community, Minnesota
Made by: Dakota Indians
Made in: Upper Sioux Reservation, Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Retailed by: Bloom Bros. Co. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Retailed in: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dakota dolls
Indian. Recreation. Dolls
Dates Creation: Approximately 1940 - Approximately 1950
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2010.92.3 (Accession Number)

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