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Kiowa Artist

Cradleboard, 19th c
Leather and beads on wood
44 1/4 x 14 1/2 x 8 1/8 in. (112.4 x 36.83 x 20.64 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American, Oklahoma
Technique: Beadmaking and stringing
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Edward H. Angle
Accession Number: P2095

On the southern Plains, cradleboards were one of the few articles with large beaded areas. Sizeable geometric motifs, and later the addition of Midwestern conventionalized floral designs, were frequent and were usually placed against a background of a medium color value (Conn, 1976, p. 82-83).

Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 46 (illustrated/bw) fig. 128.

Native leather, wood, glass beads, and cloth

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  • Overall Dimensions: 44 1/4 x 14 1/2 x 8 1/8 in. (112.4 x 36.83 x 20.64 cm) Measured by Haave, Lilly

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