|Description||Indian Child with Bedindle Whorl by Lavinia B. Hill, c. 1920-1967. Oil on redwood. Image depicts American Indian woman of a San Diego tribe. She is wearing a long-sleeved red dress with white flecks and is barefoot. She is seated, on the ground with her left knee raised. In her hands she holds a spinning whorl. Image is painted directly onto an oval piece of redwood. A clear layer of varnish covers the entire front.|
|Collection||3D - Art|
|Title||Indian Child with Bedindle Whorl by Lavinia B. Hill, c. 1920-1967|
|Creator||Lavinia B. Hill|
|Inscription Text||"Lavinia B. Hill" (signed in black paint at front bottom left below figure's right leg)|
Given to donor by Grandfather Charles Valle of San Diego. He was a physician who treated Indians and Mexicans free of charge and received the plaque from an Indian. Donor called it "Little Brown Jug" for song sung around it in childhood.
Thomas Hill Family . Lavina B. Hill, married to Edward Rufus Hill, son of Thomas.
|Dimensions||H-8 W-6 D-1 inches|
Indians - California
Indians of North America
Hill, Lavinia B.