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Baby Carrier, late 19th c
Beads on leather
51 in. x 9 3/4 in. (129.54 cm x 24.77 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American
Technique: Leatherworking and quillworking
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Edward H. Angle
Accession Number: P2093
Soft buckskin baby carrier with a tie closing. Narrow vertical strips of quillwork in red, with purple near the bottom and white and green near the top. Elaborate design completely covers the top in narrow red quillwork bands. Edged with red, white, and blue beadwork bands.

Materials
porcupine quills, leather and beads

Bibliography
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 44-45 (illustrated/bw 44) fig. 126.

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