05-22-2004 05-22-2004
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2237 Boston
May 22, 2004 10:00 AMCalender
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Southern Plains Beaded Cloth and Wood Model Cradle

$8,813$7,500
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