Mojave Doll

Mojave Indians, American Southwest

Early 20th Century

Excellent Unbroken Condition

Unfired Clay, Pigment, Glass Beads

6.5" H x 2.5" W

The Mojave Indians were making ceramic dolls as early as the mid 19th century, to be sold as souvenirs to train travelers passing through Needles, California.  With his large eyes, considered a sign of beauty, and delicate mouth this fellow is quite a charmer.