Plains Indian Dolls
Late 19th century Plains Indian Dolls. Bodies are hand made of stuffed muslin cloth, with hide for head, hands and feet. Hand stitched with cotton cord; faces are hand painted. Man is wearing faded red cotton shirt, white leggings, beaded moccasins and sash of braided yarn; cotton string hair, measures 11” high. Woman is wearing dark plains style dress with beadwork, red leggings, beaded moccasins and waist sash of braided yarn, and a hide and beadwork choker. Woman measures 10¾”. Provenance: Puchased 1993 from Will Channing.