Doll

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Culture/People
Houma
Previous owner
David Felician Billiot, Houma, 1903-1965
Collector
Dr. Frank G. Speck (Frank Gouldsmith Speck/F.G. Speck/FGS), Non-Indian, 1881-1950
Previous owner
Dr. Frank G. Speck (Frank Gouldsmith Speck/F.G. Speck/FGS), Non-Indian, 1881-1950
Seller
Dr. Frank G. Speck (Frank Gouldsmith Speck/F.G. Speck/FGS), Non-Indian, 1881-1950
Object Name
Doll
Media/Materials
Corn cob, cotton cloth
Techniques
Wrapped, sewn
Dimensions
19 x 4.5 x 4.5 cm
Object Type
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Place
Louisiana; USA
Date created
circa 1940
Collection History
Formerly owned by a daughter of David Felician Billiot (Houma, 1903-1965); collected by anthropologist Frank G. Speck (1881-1950) from David Billiot in 1938; purchased by MAI from Frank Speck in 1948.
Catalog Number
21/1952
Barcode
211952.000
See related items
Houma
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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