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Chitimacha stuffed fabric doll

Museum number:
2-71840a,b
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm210271840a@2cb
Alternate number:
C196 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.4709
Object count:
2
Description:
Stuffed fabric doll with embroidered features and black yarn hair in braid with beaded ties and headband. Red feather in headband. White felt moccasins are decorated w/ red beads. Dressed in black cotton jacket & skirt with wide bertha collar, edged in red and white braid. On wooden stand. H=10.5”
Donor:
Jane E. Gregory and Sarah J. Gregory
Verbatim coll. place:
USA, Lousiana, Chetimacha. Made by Faye Stouff
Culture or time period:
Chitimacha
Maker or artist:
Faye Stouff
Collector:
Jane E. Gregory and Sarah J. Gregory
Collection date:
10/27/74
Materials:
Feather (animal component) and Yarn
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
5.7 Objects made for sale, souvenirs, models, and reproductions
Accession date:
June 5, 2000
Context of use:
Purchased at Treasure House of Worldly Ware in Calistoga, CA. NOTE: Dolls dress copies dresses worn in the 1880s. Exhibited 2/5-5/3 at RW Museum, Bellevue, WA.
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
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