But what if the label is missing? The earliest dolls from the mid to late teens with apple heads had no feet at all and were constructed of simple blocks of wood serving as their base. This style continued into the early 20s when some rare apple heads had shoes made of composition. Later in the thirties, the traditional leather over wood moccasins were used on the last of the dolls made with dried apples. In the years when apple head dolls transitioned to composition masks, leather covered wooden feet were used exclusively. The only known exceptions being the 10″ Skookum children with multi colored felt moccasins with bead decoration and female dolls with pueblo style white cotton wrapped leggings. The use of composition masks spanned over 20 years from the late teens until the s.
Skookum dolls were popular from the early s until the s. They were factory made dolls that resembled Native American people. They were sold to the tourists at trading posts in the Western United States. Early dolls heads were made of dried apples with the bodies made of wood and stuffed with either leaves, straw, twigs or grass stuffed in a muslin sack. Later the dolls were made from composition and had mohair wigs.
Jul 4, – Vintage rare Skookum doll. Skookum doll is a beautiful and rare! brows, eye shadow and lip coloring is as bright as the factory release date!
In two British housewives began making plaster of Paris dolls for their children. Many in the Rouleau collection are now retired and no longer available. The Skookum Indian dolls are from Mrs. Growing up in Kansas City playing with Native American dolls was a frequent pasttime. The marionettes were made by Mrs. Hazele Harriet Rollins. She was born and raised in Kansas City and was a contemporary of Mrs.
She created over original puppet characters and at one time was the premier, world renowned marionette maker. The blue willow set is from Mrs. Both in quantity and quality of ceramic goods, this was a period of enormous creativity and productivity.
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Display Size Skookum Dolls -. View auction on www. Tammen Co. For Sale on 1stDibs – A rare pair of large Skookum dolls male and female. Each standing just over 3′ in height, these were created as store displays. Attributed to the H. Paper mache head with sienna complexion and painted features, side-glancing eyes, black mohair braids, flannel blanket wrapped torso and arms, wooden feet, original costume. Generally excellent.
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Vintage Pair of Skookum Bully Good Indian Dolls ~ 6 1/2″ tall each: J Native American Barbie® Doll 4th Edition Collector Edition Release Date: 1/1/.
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This nice Seminole Indian doll was made sometime during the first half of the 20th century, but I do not know the exact date. Her skirt has a nice band of typical.
Dating before , Seminole and Miccosukee men carved dolls out of wood and clothed them in traditional Seminole and Miccosukee outfits to sell to tourists. It was taboo, however, to carve realistic dolls that resembled a specific person. The Seminole and Miccosukee believed that a realistic doll would bring harm to the person it looked like, as well as to the person who made it. Determining gender of a palmetto doll can be challenging to the casual viewer.
Female and male palmetto dolls are designed differently, but both are made with palmetto fibers. Male dolls are made with a round head and a square body that has attached limbs. Due to their complexity, male palmetto dolls are rarer and more expensive. Elder Seminole and Miccosukee women hand craft the dolls from palmetto fiber found in the wild. This process takes a long time and requires a very specific type of fiber. Figure 2 is of a doll making kit, which shows the different stages of the doll making process.
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Rare ‘s Large Native American Skookum Doll. Female skookum doll with braided hair, straw/twig stuffing, hand painted Date. ‘s.
Native American Dolls. American Indians. Native Girls. Indian Blankets. Indian Dolls. Antique Dolls. Baby Dolls. View this Pin. Native American Beadwork. Dolls For Sale. New Dolls. Pendleton Wool Blanket. Made By Mary. Composition head with sienna complexion and painted facial features of Native American, black mohair wig, wrapped muslin body and arms, wooden feet, wearing original costume with suede painted boots, beaded necklace, flannel blanket wrap, with original Skookum “Bully Good” label on box and feet.
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Discussion in ‘ Antique Discussion ‘ started by Bookahtoo , Jun 26, Log in or Sign up. Antiques Board. Skookum doll – how old and should I try and fix the head? I got this doll at SA.
Dating before , Seminole and Miccosukee men carved dolls out of Skookum Dolls were dressed in different tribal outfits to represent.
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