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Cradle Board

Object Number:29-43-384
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Anasazi
Provenience: Southeastern Utah
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Plant Fiber
Technique:Plaited
Twined
Length: 63.5 cm
Width: 35.6 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Charles D. Hazzard; subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1896

Description

Rigid cradle, guitar-shape. Framework of two stout twigs, upper and middle part covered with twill work of split yucca leaves. The cradle is backed with willow sticks, 13 longitudinal ones being lashed to the cross sticks with yucca cord in a zig-zag pattern.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Living in Balance: The Universe of the Hopi, Zuni, Navajo, and Apache (20 May 1995 - 2013) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Washburn, Dorothy K. 1995. Living in Balance. The Universe of the Hopi, Zuni, Navajo and Apache.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. pg. 79 Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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