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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Cheyenne 35 Oklahoma 71 Montana 236
Descriptions
Beads 2617 brass 1442 red/white hearts 133 leather 2024 wood 4438 bells 106
Names
cradle 58
Subjects
Diamond 223 stripe 41 geometric 807 beaded 85
Date:
ca. 1890
Dimensions:
L: 42.5 in, width: 11.75 in, H: 11 in
Credit Line:
Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Myriam Castillo
Remarks:
Function: Utensils and implements - Child Care, Training and Education. Object: Cradle - wooden frame; undecorated leather body; leather hood beaded with geometric design in dark blue, red/white hearts, yellow, light blue and green on white ground; stripe down top of hood with geometric design in dark blue, red/white hearts, pink and yellow on light blue ground; square leather flap attached to top; beaded with diamond design in dark blue, light blue, red/white hearts and yellow on white ground; triangular flap on each side of square patch beaded in yellow, red/white hearts and green, 3 brass bells attached to base of flaps. Remarks: Purchased 1982 installment #2. Photographed 2-12-87. Purchased with funds provided by Myriam Castillo.
Accession Number:
NA.111.45

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