Mother and baby doll

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Description A female doll, circa the late 19th century. The doll wears a fringed buckskin dress with beaded bodice and hem and carries a baby on a cradleboard. The body is sawdust stuffed cotton and the hide face has painted features. Black hair is attached to the head; beaded hide moccasins are sewn to the feet. The cradleboard and baby are both trimmed with beadwork and red stroud cloth. The doll was formerly attributed to the Dakota, but is clearly Plateau in style.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 11 inches height
Nomenclature Doll
Creation Made by (possibly) Plateau Indians
Subjects Made by (possibly) Plateau Indians
Dakota dolls
Indian. Recreation. Dolls
Dates Creation: Approximately 1880
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 68.183.13

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