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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Salish 189
Descriptions
tin 353 Beads 2617 wool 622 cotton 256 cloth 876 canvas 234 Buckskin 430 hand tanned 6
Names
toy cradle 27 doll 94
Subjects
floral 651 geometric 807
Dimensions:
width: 14 in, L: 31 in
Credit Line:
Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot
Remarks:
Ritual and Recreation, Toys. Toy cradle board. Hand tanned white buckskin, pieced. Hood has red cloth edging. Beaded board head is on canvas, separate. Design is floral with water flowers. Flap cover is on separate piece of cloth. Red wool, lined with black and white designed cotton cloth. Edging is gray-brown. Beads are lustre and seed and pony. Lustre are royal blue, black, red, orange, aqua, blue green, root beer, green. Seed beads are lime green, brownish red, dark green, white, light royal blue, pink, yellow and clear blue green. Pony beads are orange, red, green, dark yellow (all pony beads are clear). Tin cones are long. Backside has fringe. Woven strap of pink, green, purple, yellow, and gray. Indian design.
Accession Number:
NA.507.93

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