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Southern Plains Beaded Cloth and Wood Model Cradle

Auction:
2237
Lot:
110
Sold for:
$8,813$7,500

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2237
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 22, 2004 10:00AM

Description:

Southern Plains Beaded Cloth and Wood Model Cradle, Kiowa, c. late 19th century, the black cloth sack partially beaded with multicolored "morning stars" and geometric devices, containing a cloth doll with bead detailed hide head, mounted on yellow and red stained boards with metal tack crosses, (some restoration to beads and cloth), written on the back of the boards "Geronimo's grandaughter made this Lawton OKLA," ht. 22 in.
Estimate $3,500-4,500

Keywords

metal tack crosses, hide head , Bead, Beadwork, Comanche Campaign, Kiowa, Native American tribes, Plains tribes

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