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Cheyenne Beaded Buffalo Hide Cradle From the Collection of Marvin L. Lince, Oregon

sinew-sewn on buffalo hide using glass bead colors of dark blue, greasy yellow, pea green, red white-heart, and white; boxes and triangular devices decorate body; a single lane of red white-heart beads details middle of cradle; cradle is mounted on thin wooden slats decorated with brass tacks formed into blocks and Xs; wood further embellished with red pigment and forked tips, length 40 in. 
fourth quarter 19th century

Provenance:From the Collection of Marvin L. Lince, Oregon

Condition:Couple repairs to hide in thread; small hole in hide on back.

Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$37,200
09/20/2013

 

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