• Culture/People:

    Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)

  • Object name:

    Doll's dress

  • Date created:

    circa 1900

  • Place:

    South Dakota; USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Hide, glass bead/beads

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, lazy/lane stitch beadwork, overlay beadwork

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Dan Frost (1850-1943, proprietor of Stephen A. Frost and Son, a New York City Indian goods company and a collector of beads and Indian artifacts); following his death in 1943, his collection was sold at auction by his daughter, Mrs. Anna M. Stanley. This and other items were purchased by Julius Carlebach (1909-1964; Julius Carlebach Gallery, New York) and acquired by MAI through an exchange with Carlebach in 1943.

  • Dimensions:

    29 x 38 x 2 cm

  • Catalog number:



    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the Lakota exhibit in the "Our Universes" gallery on the 4th floor

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