Male doll - ROM2005_5295_1


Male doll

Maker: Blackfoot
Medium:Wool cloth, glass beads, human hair
Geography: Alberta or Montana, Canada or USA
Date: c. 1890
25.5 × 13 cm
Object number: 938.48.3.3
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. F.N.G. Starr
On view
Gallery Location:Daphne Cockwell Gallery dedicated to First Peoples art & culture

Said to be collected by F.N.G. Starr. The dress apparently came to the ROM with a male and female doll attached to the back. For conservation reasons, these were separated and the 3 items were put on display separately. The collector may have added the dolls to the dress.

See set (938.48.3.1-3).

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