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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Oklahoma 71 Osage 14
Descriptions
wood 4438 bells 106 Tradecloth 225 Beads 2617 blue 690 brass 1442 White 769 tacks 95
Names
cradle 58
Subjects
hourglass 62 arrows 22 Red 44
Date:
1900
Dimensions:
L: 42 in, width: 11.25 in, depth: 12.25 in
Credit Line:
Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss
Remarks:
Function: Utensils and implements - Child Care, Training and Education. Object: Cradle - wooden backboard carved and painted at the top in hourglass designs with brass tacks, painted in green, blue, yellow and red. Forehead frame and straps decorated with and made of finger weaving in gray with red arrows, and white beads mixed in. Seven strands of bells hang from frame. Wrap for child is blue tradecloth which also hangs down sides. Remarks: Pohrt Purchase 1982 installment #1. Photographed 2-12-87
Accession Number:
NA.111.35

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