Dakota infant dolls in pouch

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Description A pair of painted, swaddled infant dolls in a felt pouch, made in Mendota, Minnesota, by Dakota people while dwelling there, circa the mid-2oth century or earlier. The dolls are made of commercial composite plastic and swaddled in grey and red felt inside a tan and purple felt pouch with a green felt hanger and accented with blue and green beads.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 11 inches length
5 inches width pouch width
Nomenclature Doll
Creation Made in Mendota, Dakota County, Minnesota, United States
Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Made in Mendota, Dakota County, Minnesota, United States
Made by Dakota Indians
Dakota dolls
Indian. Recreation. Dolls
Dates Creation: Not later than 1946
(Date object was donated to the Minnesota Historical Society.)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2447

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