Traditional Buckskin Doll Pair - Turquoise
These incredible and hard to find traditional dolls have body and clothes made of brain-tanned elk buckskin. They have a very smoky scent!
Pair includes one boy doll and one girl doll.
Braided hair is buffalo hair. Dolls are stuffed with cotton and beautifully beaded with size 11 glass seed beads using nylon thread. Moccasins and clothes are sewn with sinew. Museum/heirloom quality dolls hand crafted by Maretta Afraid of Bear.
7 ¾” tall.
Maretta Afraid of Bear is Oglala Lakota and lives on the Pine Ridge Reservation near Oglala, South Dakota with her husband and two sons. She is currently enrolled in the nursing program at Oglala Lakota College.