Doll Item Number: 3207/3 from the MOA: University of British Columbia


Female doll wearing beaded hide dress. Doll is made of hide with a small hairless head, short arms, and long legs. Dress covers her from chin to ankles, sleeves enveloping arms. Beaded decoration sits at neck, wrists, waist and knees, and fringe decorates bottom hem and arms. Ties hang from neck and knee area. Ankles are heavily covered in blue and white beads; facial features created with the same beads.


Given to the donor by Alvida Hansen, who was born in North Dakota in 1885. Ms. Hansen's father may have been an Indian Agent there.