Skookum papoose doll (looking left)
Rare Skookum papoose doll, looking left, in cradle. 9" + Circa 1940.
A Skookum doll was a Native American themed doll, sold as a souvenir item in the early 20th century. Although considered collectible, they are not authentic Indian dolls, as they were designed and created by a white woman, and quickly mass-produced.