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Cradle Board

Object Number:45-15-721
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cheyenne (culture)
Provenience: Great Plains (Plain)
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Buckskin
Glass
Cotton
Wood
Brass
Technique:Beaded
Iconography:Tipi
Height: 109 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Buckskin cradle board, solidly beaded. Design: tipis, dark blue with yellow and red doorway, on white ground. Red and yellow figured calico wind cover, wooden standards ornamented with design in brass tacks, fusiform solidly beaded amulet attached to top of case.

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