• Format/Object name:

    Male doll

  • Date created:

    1965

  • Artists/Makers:

    Kay Bennett (Kay C. "Kaibah" Bennett), Diné (Navajo), 1922-1997

  • Place:

    Sheep Springs Trading Post; Sheep Springs, Navajo Reservation; San Juan County; New Mexico; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Commercially tanned leather, hide, velvet, felt, synthetic fabric, silver, turquoise, horsehair, wool yarn, imitation hair, glass bead/beads, feather/feathers, plastic, paint, unknown stuffing

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, woven, painted, hammered, stamped, stuffed

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Purchased by Marvin Cohen (1929-1995) at the Sheep Springs Trading Post (Sheep Springs, New Mexico) in 1966; inherited by his widow Ivy Cohen; donated to NMAI by Mrs. Cohen in 2006 in memory of Marvin Cohen.

  • Dimensions:

    61 x 49.5 x 18 cm

  • Catalog number:

    26/5676

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