Yuma Indian Doll

Arizona, North America

Clay, Pigment, Glass Beads, Horse Hair

Early 20th Century 

5" Tall


With its especially beautiful face conveying engaged contentment and a well-proportioned figure, this is a fine example of classic Yuma artistry. Much of the antique American Indian material on the market was produced to be sold, as with this clay doll.  The Yuma Indians were inspired by the success and appeal of the Mojave Indian’s figures, although Yuma Indian production was considerably less.  Some restoration to extremities.