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This doll, donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1920, has a muslin body, real hair braided into two braids, beads for eyes, and a face sculpted by stitching. The doll's dress is made of blue strouding, a course cloth often used in trade, and her leggings are of red wool. The belt and mocassins are of leather. All of the doll's clothing is decorated with various colored "seed" beads. The doll has a necklace, two bracelets, and one earring made of the seed beads. One earring is now missing.

Date: 1852-1900

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Item Number: 313235
Call Number: 20.47.13 Perkins donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 313235

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