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Cradle Board

Object Number:29-43-383
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Basketmaker
Provenience: United States of America
Southeastern Utah
Colorado River Region
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Yucca
Length: 45.7 cm
Width: 25.4 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Charles D. Hazzard; subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1896
Other Number:L38 probably - Field Number

Description

Small rigid cradle. Semi-oval shape, frame made of two unpeeled twigs and backing of small willow twigs bound together with yucca lashings. Fibre cord attached to hold infant on.

Bibliography:

[Book] Osborne, Carolyn M. 2004. The Wetherill Collections and Perishable Items from Mesa Verde.. Los Alamitos, California. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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