Doll Item Number: 537/7 from the MOA: University of British Columbia

Description

A tiny fabric doll with a skirt of an orange and red floral pattern that has green stems on a white background. A green and white geometric patterned fabric is wrapped around the upper part of the body. There is a dark blue 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.