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Object Number:70-9-794
Current Location: Collections Storage
Eastern Band
Provenience: United States of America
North Carolina
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Materials:Cotton Fiber
Length: 30 cm
Width: 9.5 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970


Woman with Baby in Shawl on Back. Female doll with body of brown cloth wearing pink slip and calico print dress, black braids and red head kerchief; baby strapped to back by means of white cloth crossed over breast; baby dressed in yellow with red head kerchief. Attached tag in Pennypacker's (?) handwriting reads: "Doll Cherokee, N.C.".

Condition: Good. To Registrar's for freezing 3/91

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now (01 Mar 2014) View Objects in Exhibition


[Other] Wm. D. Morley, Inc. Inventory and Appraisement - Personal Property - The Estate of Samuel W. Pennypacker, 2nd, Dec'd. - Haldeman Road Schwenksville, RD 1 Penna. October 15, 1968.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 28View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Preucel, Robert W., and Wierzbowski, William S., and Williams, Lucy F. 2005. Native American Voices on Identity, Art and Culture: Objects of Everlasting Esteem.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pages 64-65/Plate 18View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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