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    Description

    A PLAINS BEADED HIDE FEMALE DOLL

    c. 1890

    with beaded facial features and buffalo hair (?) coiffure, wearing traditional beaded and fringed hide dress, leggings, and moccasins

    Provenance:
    Collected in 1920 by A.C. Stohr, Lame Deer, MT

    Height: 19 inches


    Condition Report*: Both overall good condition with moderate wear and moderate soiling. Hide face of male doll stained. Approx. 1 ½ inch tear in hide of neck. Minor bead loss on border of chest panel and on left legging. Hide tassel missing from right shoulder area. All other fringe intact. Old ½ inch repair to hide of lower left front of tunic. Approx. two ¼ inch puncture holes in hide dress of female. Beadwork with minor loss on collar, dress, bottom border and trim around face. Fringe with slight loss. Approx. 2 old repairs of hide on front of dress.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    10th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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