Group of six Sioux dolls

Late 19th and first half 20th century

The first, of hide with beaded eyes and mouth, felt nose, with hand-written paper tag: "Real hair Rosebud Sioux Mattie Faun Generation"; the second, of hide with embroidered features; the third, of fabric with embroidered features; and the last three, each with hand-painted molded leather face.

H: 16 1/2 in. (tallest)


Collection of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, Bensalem, Pennsylvania.
Estimate $800-1,200

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Sold for $1,125 (buyer's premium included)