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Dakota doll and cradleboard

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Description A Dakota doll made by the Rebecca Bluecloud family from the Upper Sioux Indian Community in Granite Falls, Minnesota, circa the early 20th century. The doll features black faceted glass bead eyes, black yarn hair, and green fabric swaddling. The natural leather papoose is edged in tiny yellow glass beads and has a leather thong front closure. Thong ties with large decorative beads extend from the corners of the cradleboard.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 9 inches length
2 1/2 inches width
2 1/4 inches height includes longest tassel
Nomenclature Doll
Creation Made by: Bluecloud, Mrs. Rebecca
Made by: Upper Sioux Community, Minnesota
Made by Dakota Indians
Made in vicinity of Upper Sioux Indian Community, Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made by Dakota Indians
Made in vicinity of Upper Sioux Indian Community, Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota, United States
Dakota dolls
Indian. Recreation. Dolls
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1910 - Not later than 1940

Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 8019.1

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