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Hickory nut doll made by formerly enslaved man, Obadiah Beverly

Created by:
Obadiah Beverly, American  Search this
Medium:
hickory nut with wood, cloth, lace and thread
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6 1/2 × 6 × 2 in. (16.5 × 15.2 × 5.1 cm)
Type:
dolls
Place made:
Saltville, Smyth County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1876
Topic:
African American  Search this
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Emancipation  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of P. Douglas Groseclose in memory of Virginia Dare Vawter Groseclose
Object number:
2016.57
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Toys and Games
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d9b57b0f-59ce-4c5d-895f-8178d28f4b0a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.57
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