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Large Plateau Wood and Hide Beaded Cradle

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2237
Lot:
111
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2237
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 22, 2004 10:00AM

Description:

Large Plateau Wood and Hide Beaded Cradle, c. early 20th century, the round-top tapered form covered with native tanned hide, beaded on the upper section with multicolored geometric devices on a pale blue ground using small cut seed beads, swags of differing trade beads hanging from the bottom of the purple cloth hood, hide fringe and strap hanging from the back, (minor bead loss), ht. 38 in.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Keywords

Bead, Beadwork, Seed bead

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