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Culture/People
Tuscarora
Collector
Dr. Oscar Rotter, Non-Indian, 1865-1932
Previous owner
Frances Schloeder Horstmann, Non-Indian, 1897-1977
Donor
Fred Horstmann (Frederick Horstmann), Non-Indian, 1893-1985
Object Name
Male doll
Media/Materials
Cornhusk, silk cloth, cotton cloth, hide, glass bead/beads, feather/feathers
Techniques
Sewn, overlay beadwork, edge beaded, strung
Dimensions
8 x 29 cm
Object Type
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Place
Tuscarora Reservation; Niagara County; New York; USA
Collection History
Purchased in 1904 during a trip to Niagara Falls by Dr. Oscar Rotter (1865-1932, a New York City physician) as a gift for his niece Frances Schloeder Horstmann (1897-1977); inherited by her husband Fred Horstmann (1893-1985, of Simsbury, Connecticut); donated to MAI by Fred Horstmann in 1979.
Catalog Number
25/653
Barcode
250653.000
See related items
Tuscarora
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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