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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866 Sioux 990
Descriptions
seed 1420 Beads 2617 tanned 631 deer hide 193 Tradecloth 225
Names
cradle 58
Subjects
Diamond 223 bead decoration 64
Date:
ca. 1890
Dimensions:
frame length: 33.5 in, bottom width: 3.25 in, cradle length: 20 in, cradle width: 7 in
Inscription:
Handwritten on back of cradle: Papoose/carrier/From/Wap-os-Tan/Indian and Baby carrier/Papoose/Chaw Koo/Sioux Indian/Word for/Papoose Carrier
Remarks:
Utensils and implements - Child Care, Training and Education. Cradle - tanned with sparse bead decoration in diamond design, buckskin flap attached on front. Inverted `U' shape wooden frame with buckskin covering. Lace up front. Beige cloth lining on flap.
Accession Number:
NA.111.11

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