Doll Making Workshop

  • Title: Doll Making Workshop
  • Creator: Nugent, Robert
  • Subject: Institute of American Indian Arts; Indian arts -- United States.; Indians of North America -- Education.; Palmer, Marguerite; Cleghorn, Mildred
  • Description: Marguerite Palmer, Education Specialist in Fine Arts of the Pierre Agency, South Dakota, worked closely with Mildred Cleghorn, Apache Tribe, in one of Mildreds three one-week workshops in "The Art of Doll Making: Costumery, Hair Styling, Face Decoration." Mildreds students created a traditional Indian tribal doll by doing research, cutting the pattern, selecting the fabrics, stuffing the body, creating the authentic costume in accurate detail, syling the hair in a traditional coiffure, andeven applying a suitable facial expression. Mildred has worked in this art for 35 years and may well be Americas Number One authority.
  • Date: 1971
  • Collection: Institute of American Indian Arts
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