Doll Item Number: 537/4 from the MOA: University of British Columbia

Description

A tiny fabric doll with a white skirt that has an alternating pattern of vertical yellow, green, pink, and dotted blue lines. Upper part of the body is wrapped with white fabric. There is a red hood over the white face without facial features.

Narrative

This doll was collected by the donor while she was teaching at the Morley residential school.

Specific Techniques

The donor recalled that students, having nothing else to make their dolls from, used scraps of paper and fibre, sticking the edges together with saliva.