Object photography

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Object description

  • Inuit artist
  • Doll, before 1919
  • Wood, wool, cotton
  • Alaska, Arctic, United States
  • H: 5 7/8 in, W: 4 in, D: 7/8 in (H: 14.9 cm, W: 10.2 cm, D: 2.2 cm)
  • Gift of Arthur W. Whitcher, 1918
  • E17778


This female doll has a carved wooden head, padded cloth legs and no arms. A brown cotton cloth is wrapped around her shoulders. She is wearing a very long pleated brown dress that may have been made from a sock.