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Accession number 2014.30
Catalog Number 2014.30.67
Object Name Doll
Description Female palmetto fiber doll with embroidered face and black cloth hair. The doll is dressed in a green and red cape with yellow and white rickrack applique. The dolls skirt is green with rows of rickrack trim in white and gold. The skirt is adorned with band of gray, yellow and green patchwork. The doll also wears multicolored beaded necklaces and earrings. Two pin dolls (2014.30.68 and 2014.30.69) are attached to the dolls cape.

A card with typed and handwritten text is attached to the inside of the skirt. The card reads, "Handmade by Seminole Indians, Florida; Indian Mural on the wall of the Indian Craft Shop, Interior Bldg., 1801 C St. N.W., Washington, D.C. is the work of the late Gerald Nailor, noted Navajo artist. Artifacts sold in this Shop are genuine handcrafted by American Indians and includes jewelry, ivory and wood carvings, pottery, baskets, Navajo rugs, sandpaintings, pipes, Kachinas, moccasins, dolls, etc.".
Dimensions H-2 W-1.5 D-0.5 inches
Collection Dolls
Depth (cm) 1.27
Height (cm) 5.08
Imagefile 073\20143067.JPG
Width (cm) 3.81