Pair of Plateau Beaded Hide Toy Cradles, From the James B. Scoville Collection

lot of 2, each thread and sinew-sewn and made from the right and left vamp of a moccasin; designs are beaded using colors of periwinkle, sky blue, navy blue, translucent red, sky blue, greasy light blue, navy blue, red white-heart, and a greasy orange and white; each cradle swaddles a hide doll which is surrounded by green trade wool, lengths 19.5 in. and 18.5 in.
late 19th century


Howard Lindquist, Illinois
James B. Scoville, Illinois 

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
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