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Cradle

Description

Cradle, of wood, covered with buckskin, decorated with beads, brass tacks, serge cloth and thong fringes: North America, USA or Canada, Blackfoot or Shoshoni or Plateau, mid 19th century

Museum reference

A.1963.473

Collection

Americas

Object name

Cradle

Production information

Unknown
USA, North America
Canada, North America

Date

Mid 19th century

Style / Culture

Blackfoot, Plains, Indigenous North American
Plateau
Shoshoni, Northern Plains, Indigenous North American

Materials

Wood, Buckskin, Beadwork, Serge, Brass

Physical description

Wood covered with buckskin decorated with beads, brass tacks, serge cloth and thong fringes

Collection place(s)

USA, North America
Canada, North America

Exhibitions

  • Patterns of Life (29 Jul 2011)
    National Museum of Scotland

On display

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