PAIR OF ESKIMO DOLLS W/ SHELL BUTTON LEGGINGS
Origin: Canadian Arctic and Sub-arctic, Inuit People
Period/Date: Circa 1940s
Materials: Seal skin, fiber, animal fur, felt, yarn, old pearl shell trade buttons
Description: This pair of attractive dolls are impressively made and very detailed. They are remarkable not only for their superb condition, but also for the wide range of materials used! Their leggings with applied shell buttons are a very unique feature. They are much older and likely date to the late 19th century. Its possible these leggings were salvaged from a older dolls before they were discarded? Each is presented on a metal doll stand.
Dimensions: Height 9.75" (25 cm) Width 4.75" (125 cm)
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