A very rare pair (male and female) of Apache dolls. Very old and primitive. The female doll is wearing a pair of cactus kicker boots on old saddle leather. She has seven tin cones attached. The male doll is clothed in old cotton clothing with what appears to be a hide foundation for the body. His waist belt is of hide with brass trim. Boots are cactus kickers, from old saddle leather.
Female 7 1/2” tall, male 9” tall
An early child’s Crow Doll, top portion decorated with Dentalium shells. Constructed on early skunk navy blue trade cloth. 2 brass earrings with beaded drops, as well as a beaded necklace. Legs constructed from smoked buffalo hide. Belt ornamented with German silver buttons.
12" tall (excluding base), 9 1/2" wide
c. Turn-of-the-20th Century
A male and female pair of Sioux dolls dressed in classic Northern Plains attire.
See similar on pg 89, Memory and Vision by Emma Hansen.
Male doll is 13 1/2" high, female is 13" high.