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Cradle, c. 1910
Wood and leather
4 5/16 in. x 9 13/16 in. x 27 3/16 in. (11 cm x 25 cm x 69 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American
Technique: Carving and leatherworking
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Edward H. Angle
Accession Number: P2097
Long and narrow, light brown basketry cradle. The interior has no decoration, and the exterior is patterned with small fields of evenly spaced geometric designs, alternating brown and dark green. Thin leather thongs weave in and out of the bottom of the basket and down both sides. There is a thin wooden carrying handle, and leather carrying straps at the top and bottom of the cradle. The carrying straps are attached to one another with a red and white cloth strip, which has an arrow pattern.

cedar strips, wild cherry bark, rushes and leather

Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 44, fig. 123.

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