Cheyenne Child's Beaded Cradleboard, with Photograph

thread-sewn; body made of canvas which is fully beaded in apple red white-heart, pea green greasy yellow, light blue, pink, black, translucent blue and translucent green; softly-tanned hide thongs are strung with larger blue beads; wood slats are decorated with approximately 194 steel tacks, overall length 48.5 in. x width 13.5 in.
fourth quarter 19th century

Includes a copy of an early 20th century photograph of a Ho Chunk man and this cradle.

Estimate: $25,000 - $30,000
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