Native American Indian dolls by Mohawk artist, Cathy C. Crandall. Beautiful attention to detail describes the Indian dolls made by Cathy Crandall in her "Earth Dolls" series.
This dolls costuming represents traditional Navajo clothing with a maroon velvet tunic style top, cinched in with a concho belt over fringed buckskin leather pants. This cloth body Indian doll has head, hands and feet made out of "earth", or clay. The Indian dolls clothing, high cheek bones and prominent features are unmistakably Native American Indian. The painting on this Indian dolls face is warm and rosy with beautifully painted brown eyes.
His long grey hair hangs down his back and he is outfitted in beautiful Indian jewelry from the chunk turquoise and silver earrings with matching necklace and 6 strand coral beads. This Indian doll's brown buckskin moccasins are knee height and laced. Set into a metal stand, this Indian doll will be a wonderful statement piece, or part of a larger collection.
Size measures: 9-1/2"L x 7"W x 29"H
Beautiful attention to detail describes the Indian dolls made by Cathy Crandall in her "Earth Dolls" series. Crandall's work has been acquired into the permanent collection at the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology.