Northwest Coast Child's Cradle, 19th Century

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An exquisite Native American Indian child's cradle. Intricately painted in red and black pigment in designs indicative of Northwest Coast tribes and constructed of cedar boards with two rockers.

An accompanying label states that this cradle was exhibited at the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, with an infant inside.

Provenance:
Exhibited: World's Fair (World's Columbian Exposition), Chicago, 1893.
Ex Collection: Cabin Crafts, Vancouver, B.C.
Ex Collection: Cadwadaller Collection (purchased 1963).
Ex Collection: First People's Museum of the American Indian and Eskimo.

Details

  • Date of Manufacture
    1875-1900
  • Period
    19th Century
  • Condition
    Good
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Dimensions
    13.25 in. H x 42 in. W x 14.25 in. D
    34 cm H x 107 cm W x 36 cm D
  • Dealer Location
    Denver, CO
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU100461044846
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