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Catalog Data

Collector:
James Mooney  Search this
Donor Name:
Bureau Of American Ethnology  Search this
Culture:
Kiowa  Search this
Object Type:
Doll
Place:
Kiowa And Comanche Reservation, Oklahoma / Indian Territory, United States, North America
Accession Date:
17 May 1892
Collection Date:
C. 1891
Notes:
Stuffed cloth doll with hide face, buffalo wool hair. Dressed in hide leggings, shirt, and mocassins. Ornamented with paint, fringe, and lazy stitch beadwork with mescalbean bandolier and painted shield. Shield: yellow with blue dot at center and blue dots around upper perimeter, green lower section below band of blue, yellow and red. 14" (36 cm). Records: Child's plaything. (ML). (from Merrill, William L. et al. 1997. A Guide to the Kiowa Collections at the Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology, no. 40. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.)
Record Last Modified:
11 Dec 2014
Specimen Count:
1
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
025718
USNM Number:
E152918-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8342427