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Doll

Museum number:
2-71818
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020071818
Alternate number:
C154 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.4709
Object count:
1
Count note:
1
Description:
Portrait doll of Mohawk warrior, Joseph Brant. H = 9.5”. Composition doll with molded head & painted features. Hand dressed in “dirty” white leggings to hip, green felt kilt & black wool tunic w/ yellow design. Red “Hudson Bay Blanket” over shoulders. Leather sash. Turkey feather headdress. Necklace of clay, simulating claws, seeds & bones. Blue & white paint on face. On stand inscribed with “Joseph Brant, 1742-1807”.
Donor:
Jane E. Gregory and Sarah J. Gregory
Collection place:
Canada
Verbatim coll. place:
Canada, Ontario, Mohawk. Made by Kashi Carter
Culture or time period:
Mohawk
Maker or artist:
Kashi Carter
Collector:
Jane E. Gregory and Sarah J. Gregory
Collection date:
August 1972
Materials:
Clay, Feather (animal component), Leather, Paint (coating), and Wool (textile)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
5.7 Objects made for sale, souvenirs, models, and reproductions
Accession date:
June 5, 2000
Context of use:
Made for sale. Bought from Upper Canada Village, Ontario. Portrait of famous Indian that sided with British against French in the Revolution. Erected first Episcopal Church in Upper Canada.
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
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