• Format/Object name:

    Female doll

  • Date created:

    circa 1970

  • Artists/Makers:

    Gunuk'tanyon Owahnyudane Awahhondo, Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]

  • Place:

    Six Nations Reserve; Six Nations Grand River Reserve; Brant County, Haldimand County; Ontario; Canada

  • Media/Materials:

    Cornhusk, cotton cloth, wool cloth, commercially tanned leather, yarn, glass bead/beads

  • Techniques:

    Folded, wrapped, sewn, overlay beadwork

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Formerly in the collection of Estella Scott Johnson (1910-2001, director of the World Cultures Center at Cheyney State College, Cheyney, Pennsylvania); donated to the Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies (part of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia) by Ms. Johnson in 1977; part of the collection of the Balch Institute until 2005 when it was donated to NMAI.

  • Dimensions:

    8.7 x 14.5 x 35.6 cm

  • Catalog number:

    26/5531

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