Doll: Material: Figure: Alaska paper birch hands & lower arms; head, hair and neck; lower legs and feet all inserted into a full articulating stuffed sculptured fabric body with wire and button joints. Clothing: Reversed “bird skin” tunic of pig suede with acrylic fabric painting and decorative stitching on exterior, “sea otter” trim and decorative pieces of sheared, plucked beaver. Size: 14″ tall
Person: Anisia Prokopovia was photographed on the Aleutian Chain, Attu Island by Dima Brodskaya Jochelson along with her sister Anisia and a number of other members of her community.
Subject Photographer: The source photograph was taken in 1909 by medical Doctor Dima Brodskaya Jochelson. Brodskaya partnered her husband, Russian ethnologist Waldemar Jochelson on his exploration of the Unangan peoples of Alaska.
Doll Photographer: The doll photograph was taken by Lloyd Wilson.