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Native American Doll
Native American Doll
Resource Typeimage
TitleNative American Doll
Coverage / Yearc. 1900; Central Plains region
DescriptionThis girl doll is made of buckskin. She is dressed in a tan buckskin dress with fringe at the sides, bottom and sleeves. The dress is decorated with lines of white beads sewn just above the bottom fringe, and lines of red and white beads around the waist, at the neck line, down the tops of the sleeves and at the sleeve openings. There is a leather belt at the waist. The mocassins are decorated with red, white and blue beads. The doll wears a bead necklace with cowrie shell pendant at the neck and long bead earrings. Facial features are beads sewn onto the flattened head. Dark hair covers the back of the head and is gathered into two pony tails at the neck.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities; American communities in history; Native American Stories
Learning Standards16 History
Author or CreatorNative American, Sioux culture
SourceDonated to the Lakeview Museum by Bruce Stewart
Subject / KeywordsToys; Dolls; Native American; Children; Playthings; Entertainment; Indians of North America
Collection PublisherLakeview Museum of Arts and Sciences;
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statement
Resource IdentifierLVM2000.011
CONTENTdm file name3752182162002_NatAmerdoll.jpg
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