cradle with two tacked crosses placed above the bentwood visor; wood doll dressed various cotton fabrics and with beaded hide moccasins is placed on folded US bunting, height of doll 14.25 in., height of cradle 24.25 in.
third quarter 19th century
For a similar example see Sotheby’s American Indian Art Auction, December 4, 1993: lot 125, and Art of the Red Earth People: The Mesquakie of Iowa (Torrence and Hobbs 1989: pl.169).
Provenance:ex Tom Hampton; From the Collection of Robert Jerich, Illinois
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