• Culture/People:

    probably Minnesota Chippewa (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Female doll

  • Date created:

    1890-1900

  • Place:

    Leech Lake Reservation; Cass County, Beltrami County, Hubbard County, Itasca County; Minnesota; USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Cotton cloth, wool cloth, glass bead/beads, silk ribbon, hide, unknown stuffing, thread

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, overlay beadwork, stuffed

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Probably collected between 1899 and 1903 by Thisba Hutson Morgan (1872-1966), wife of Bureau of Indian Affairs employee Howell Morgan (1863-1952), who was stationed at Leech Lake, Minnesota; inherited by their son Cecil Morgan (1898-1999); donated to MAI in 1983.

  • Dimensions:

    46 x 16 cm

  • Catalog number:

    25/363

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