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Plains Indian Museum

Northern Plains 1866 Crow 493
wood 4438 glass beads 689 hide 1074 Tradecloth 225 deer 681
cradle 58
geometric 807
ca. 1900
L: 59 in, width: 11 in, depth: 6 in
Credit Line:
The Catherine Bradford Collection, Gift of The Coe Foundation
Utensils and Implements - Child Care, Training and Education. Cradle - buckskin with overlay beaded panel on top and bottom and body straps in geometric design with red wool border. Fringe on top edge. Solid wooden frame in inverted `U' shape. Top panel has a ground of turquoise with a border of white, surrounded with red tradecloth outlined in turquoise picot. Multi-colored geometric designs fill the center in trapunto fashion. Each of the three center wrappings has large multi-colored geometric designs and is held with hide laces. White picot borders red tradecloth, surrounding each wrap. Bottom panel has a border of white surrounded wtih red tradecloth. Large multi-colored geometric designs fill a turquoise ground. Soft cream colored hide extends upward to enfold baby.
Pamphlet: Cody, Wyoming Relocation Guide; Cody Chamber of Commerce, Cody, Wyoming; 2004; page 22-23
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