Nez Perce Beaded Doll Cradle

thread and sinew-sewn cradle with headboard beaded using cut beads in a geometric design; colors include greasy yellow, greasy pink, navy blue, translucent orange, translucent green, sky blue, black, and faceted silver; cloth doll with hide head, length 9.75 in.
late 19th century

Provenance:Purchased on the Nez Perce Reservation, Idaho


Light bead loss.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
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