ME939.1.1 | Doll

Anonyme - Anonymous
Eastern Woodlands
Aboriginal: Iroquois (Mohawk or Seneca)
1875-1900, 19th century
Corn husk, cotton cloth, stroud, glass beads, hair, deer hide, wood, metal, silk ribbon, cotton thread, paint
23.6 x 8.7 x 5 cm
Gift of Miss Sarah Ann Kerby
© McCord Museum
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The clothes and accessories represented on dolls are very carefully sewn and provide valuable information on clothing styles and on the tools used by Aboriginal families. On this nicely dressed doll, we see how different items of beaded clothing could be mixed to create an outfit.