ACC4868 | Doll

 
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Doll
Anonyme - Anonymous
Eastern Woodlands
Aboriginal: Iroquois, Seneca
1820-1860, 19th century
Wool cloth, silk, glass beads, corn husk, metal beads, hide, cotton thread, paint
27.8 x 13.7 x 5.5 cm
Gift of Miss Sarah Ann Kerby
ACC4868
© McCord Museum
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Among the Iroquois, children's toys were very important. The face and body of this traditional doll, which dates from the early 19th century, are made of corn husks. The beaded costume is an exact replica of the traditional clothing of the Iroquois. Some little girl no doubt loved this doll.