Plains Indian leather doll and beaded leather pouch. 1st item – Plains Indian leather retangular pouch with beaded enclosure flap, fabric lined hide bag. 10 3/8″ x 7 1/2″. Late 19th century. 2nd item – Plains Indian cloth doll with cloth arms and legs, head with front half leather and woven darker cloth back. Leather dress, leggings, and feet. Hair (horse or human) sewn to back of head with woven pony tails. 12 1/2″ length. Late 19th/Early 20th century. Provenance – Descendants of the estate of Madge Hardin Walters, early 20th century collector and dealer of Native American and author of Early Days and Indian Ways, Westernlore Press, 1956. Condition: 1st item – leather dried and rigid with inscect holes, losses to beaded edges. 2nd item – leather dress fringe with tear but remains attached. Losses to hair and wear to leather, especially on torso and face area.
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