This doll depicts a shaman dressed in a caftan with
an apron and headdress. The headdress is decorated
with embroidery of colored seed beads, fringe, and
"reindeer antlers" fashioned from metal. The shoes are
made of suede with a fringe of ringed-seal fur. It served as
a toy, but also had ritual importance.
Reindeer hide, suede, seed beads, cloth, metal.
Length 35 cm.
Coll. No. 2245-117.