Cradle Board Cover


From: United States of America | Montana (uncertain) | Fort Peck Reservation (uncertain)

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 63-8-21
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Yankton (uncertain) | Sioux (uncertain) | Ute (uncertain) | Arapaho (uncertain)
Provenience United States of America | Montana (uncertain) | Fort Peck Reservation (uncertain)
Culture Area Great Plains Culture Area
Section American
Materials Deerskin (uncertain) | Fiber | Bead | Metal

Fully beaded on hide, backed with red cloth, 2 pieces; flap attached to hood. Background blue on sides with isolated large, geometric units in dark blue, yellow, red and green repeated in 2 rows on sides and back (5 units in each row), Bottom edging; bands of dark blue and red. Sides; "wrapped" with beading in blue with 2 short sections with green centers, dark blue and red edges. Large green beads caught in free loops along sides, most loops have small brass bells attached in middle. Two (2) thongs on either side. Center of hood in green background with single geometric unit in middle like sides. Flap has "wrapped" edges in blue with dark blue, red and green sections; centers are bands of dark blue at either end with green, red and light blue in middle on one side and red, green and blue and yellow on other. Bottom has single loop of large blue-green beads.

Length 65.5 cm
Width 60 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Robert Pemberton, 1963
Other Number L-260-21 - Old Loan Number

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