Male doll

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Culture/People
probably Southwest (attributed)
Previous owner
Joseph W. Keppler (Udo Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956
Seller
Joseph W. Keppler (Udo Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956
Object Name
Male doll
Media/Materials
Hide, wool cloth, muslin, commercial leather thong, glass bead/beads, hair, twine/string
Techniques
Sewn, overlay beadwork, stuffed
Object Type
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Place
Arizona or New Mexico; USA (inferred)
Date created
1875-1900
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Joseph W. Keppler (1872-1956, a long-time friend of George Heye); purchased by George Heye from Joseph Keppler in 1906.
Catalog Number
9074
Barcode
009074.000
See related items
Southwest
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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