A Plains beaded cradle
Lot 5309
A Cheyenne beaded model cradle
Sold for US$ 7,637 inc. premium
Lot Details
Property of various owners
A Cheyenne beaded model cradle
A lattice cradle, fully beaded on hide, with printed cloth lining, showing tipi motifs and box elements, with a checkered perimeter, all on a white ground, fringe suspensions below, fastened to a wood frame, the boards projecting at top carved in a curving lobed fashion, with pointed tips and yellow and red painted decoration outlined in graphite.
length overall 27in
See illustration