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Dakota beaded rawhide doll
Description Dakota untanned leather doll with beaded trim, stuffed with cloth. The doll has blue and white beads for eyes and a green, blue, white, and red beaded belt tied at the waist. It features three rows of blue and orange beads across the shoulders, front and back, as well as at the hem, above the leather fringe. Beaded leggings are tied down the front with leather string and the moccasins feature light blue, blue and orange beads. The doll was picked up by Willoby Vaughn after a battle during the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 11 inches height
4 3/4 inches width
1 1/4 inches depth
Nomenclature Doll
Subjects Collected by: Vaughn, Willoby
Collected in Minnesota, United States
Used by Dakota Indians
Used during U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
Dakota dolls
Indian. Recreation. Dolls
Dates Discovery: Exactly 1862
Credit Line Gift of Mr. Ray E. Wilkins
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 75.87.60