Skip to Content ☰ Open Filter >>

Plateau/Intermontane Culture

Showing 3 of 64

This object does not have an image.

Zoomable Image

Native American Artist

Cradleboard, 19th c
Wood, leather and beads
35 3/4 x 12 15/16 x 5 3/4 in. (90.81 x 32.86 x 14.61 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American
Technique: Woodworking, leatherworking and beadworking
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Edward H. Angle
Accession Number: P2094
Soft buckskin on a beaded wooden frame. No visor. Rounded top is completely beaded with a three-part floral spray on a white background. Red velvet and green beaded edging. Buckskin fringe on the back. Intermontane region. Same as P2087. Cradle cloth P2087 is attached to cradle P2094.

Native leather, wood, glass beads, cloth, and velvet

Related Objects
Same as P2087.

Floral designs were introduced to the Plateau during the early 19th century by Native Americans from the East who accompanied fur traders. Distinctive Plateau adaptations of the style include the use of rich colors for the background and asymmetrical layouts.

Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 46, fig. 127.

Keywords Click a term to view the records with the same keyword
This object has the following keywords:

  • Overall Dimensions: 35 3/4 x 12 15/16 x 5 3/4 in. (90.81 x 32.86 x 14.61 cm) Measured by Haave, Lilly

Bibliography List
This object has the following bibliographic references:

Portfolio List Click a portfolio name to view all the objects in that portfolio
This object is a member of the following portfolios:

Your current search criteria is: Portfolio is "Plateau/Intermontane Culture".

The content on this website is subject to change as collection records are researched and refined and may be subject to copyright restrictions.
For further inquiries, contact Associate Director/Registrar Steve Comba at